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Film Review: ‘Po’

25 November 2016 12:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Noble intentions alone do not a great movie make, as evidenced by “Po,” whose heart is in the right place but whose drama is woefully lacking in momentum. Written by Colin Goldman and directed by John Asher (both of whom have autistic children), this low-key feature concerns a single father trying to care for his sixth-grade son, who suffers from a severe case of autism. Considering its characters’ plights with respect and empathy, the film — embellished by a graceful Burt Bacharach score — is well-meaning but, on the whole, intensely inert, and should generate little interest in a heavily crowded award-season indie marketplace.

Bacharach’s “Close to You” cascades over the opening sequence of “Po,” which cross-cuts between David Wilson (Christopher Gorham) grieving at his wife’s funeral, and David’s autistic son Po (Julian Feder) being bullied, and then sitting alone, on the school playground. Despite their kindred unhappiness, the two are a close pair, »

- Nick Schager

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