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In a World...

Comedy


 

An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.

Indie films, such as this one, often have a wisdom that belies their budget. "In a World" is wise along with the wise-cracks, and there's something deft in how points are made around perennially topical social themes like sexism without causing discomfort. It is witty rather than sharp and endearing in lieu of irresistible, but overall convincing and clever. Like its lead character the movie is a likable underachiever. Yes, in a word.

Anne Murphy

Limited Release 3rd April 2014
Sony Pictures 93 mins