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Just Short of Perfect

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Brazilian romcom about a short man has language, innuendo.

Movie NR 2021 94 minutes
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Given that Just Short of Perfect is a remake of two earlier movies, the story of prejudice against good people is clearly a winning one that people respond to. With charming lead performers, the movie overcomes a sit-com style of formulaic set-ups, but not by much. Hassum's charm and talent recalls a young Dudley Moore, whose stature didn't keep him from leading man status in many romantic movies of the 1980s.

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