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From the Press:
“Triumphant! A story that keeps expanding until it seems
to fill the universe. Unforgettable.”
Four stars - Ty Burr, The Boston Globe
"Jaw-droppingly good. Oscar-worthy.
You'll be hearing a lot about So Much So Fast."
- Geoffrey Kleinman, Air America
"The filmmakers sustain an atmosphere of relentless forward motion.
A perceptive portrait of an entire family in revolt against fate."
- Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times
"Director-writers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan have created a beautiful film that unfolds like a thriller. Profound questions sneak up on you almost without you realising it."
- Clare Morgan, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
“Gripping, intimate, complex and dramatic.”
- Claiborne Smith, Sundance Daily Insider
"Filmed with insight, tenderness and even a little black humour,
the aptly titled So Much So Fast is concerned with the 'intimacy
of bad luck', but is truly about love, courage and discovery."
- Simon Horsford, The Telegraph (London)
"Humorous. Impressive. Effortlessly profound."
- Nick Schager, Slant Magazine.
"Elegantly presents both a critique and a celebration of American optimism." Grade A-
Scott Brown, Entertainment Weekly
Michelle Archer, USA Today
"Amazing. A 2006 Sundance favorite in the documentary
It makes the concept of fictional narrative drama
seem just a little
Five Stars. - Tim Cogshell, Box Office Magazine
“As intimate a movie as one could imagine.
Steve Ascher and Jeanne Jordan mine such fresh feelings from
what might in other hands have been a predictable story. And the
Heywoods, for all their trouble, are never objects of pity, but rather of
an existential nobility.”
- John Anderson, Variety
“A gloriously subversive sense of humor."
- Talha Burki , The Lancet
"Packed with a striking, full range of emotion. Completely,
perfectly balanced in its approach. Grade A.”
- Audrey Rock-Richardson, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin
“One of the most compelling, emotionally resonant films in years.”
– David Walker, Willamette Week
"Both deeply sad and profoundly joyous."
- Rebecca Alvin, The Cape Codder
“Moving and Funny! Dark humor is one of the strongest threads
in ''So Much So Fast."
- Rhonda Stewart, Boston Globe
“Smart and probing. A must-see favorite!”
- starred review, Baltimore City Paper
"The humble people doing extraordinary things portrayed in So Much
So Fast awed me. As I watched them move their mountains, the
superb storytelling sparked new perspectives on my own life, which is
a grand feat for a film."
- Agnes Varnum, RealScreen /Agnes Varnum.com