Truly a winter's tale. show more
This ostensibly simple film evokes whole lives in 96 minutes, and does so with sparse dialogue. show more
What this unclassifiable story may lack in decibels, it has in emotional depth. At once a mystery, a family drama, a snapshot of children at risk, Ballast is an unusually perceptive character study more eloquent in action than in dialogue. show more
December 28, 2008 Dmawi1
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This is a beautiul moving film. It is nice to see a film with African American characters who though troubled are not to be pitied nor are they stereotypical caricatures. The acting is real and the setting is wonderfully filmed.