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By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Indie drama asks -- but doesn't answer -- big questions.

Movie NR 2009 105 minutes
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Certainly, Uncertainty is creative. The twin storylines appear to reference a major decision that Bobby and Kate face in their relationship -- to keep or not to keep something -- and the two scenarios unfold simultaneously in a conceptually intriguing way. But while the exceedingly gifted Gordon-Levitt and the able Collins make for a watchable pair, the setup is gimmicky and the resolution unsatisfying.

It's as if we're watching two different films, one a thriller, the other a drama. And when the two finally meet in the end, we're more perplexed than satisfied. But New York City is beautiful here, grit and all. In either storyline, it, more than anything, holds the audience's gaze.

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