A Million Little Pieces

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Adults-only rehab drama shocks but falls short on story.

R 2019 113 minutes

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A Million Little Pieces - Come In For Repair

While maybe not always completely successful in conveying its important message, this work wears its heart on its sleeve. At times it’s a hard watch, with some slightly over-the-top details but offers important considerations to all those booked in for serious detox treatment; A: Think seriously about all the challenges, regardless of your biased beliefs. B: Remember, others before you, have overcome their petty and physical opposition towards the cures outlined stages, and gone on to win the battle – give up and you’re lost. Good performances manage to keep it on target and it’s always interesting to see Australian Odessa Young on screen (even though here quite bleak) The co-writing and direction by the co-writer/lead performer’s wife is competent and the two eventually manage to make us feel for the subject. Between the above-average cinematography, there’s also a hard-working soundtrack helping to move it along. A couple of early, overindulged scenes finally give way to serious outcomes – even if not all as fully desired. Note: Heavy Language, nudity, drug use

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