nowhere special

Nowhere Special

Directed by Uberto Pasolini
Italy, France / 2020 / Narrative
96 minutes / English / FORMAT: DCP

John, a 35-year-old window cleaner, has dedicated his life to bringing up his 4-year-old son, Michael, after the child's mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months left to live, he attempts to find a new, perfect family for Michael, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.

"Nowhere Special is one of the great father-son movies."
Christian Blauvet, IndieWire

"Norton is spectacular, but little Lamont delivers one of those uncanny performances that doesn’t seem like acting, and makes you feel for the kid almost as much as his onscreen parent does."
Glenn Kenny, The New York Times