The style is documentary-like, in that it feels like life and that anything might happen. There is also a nice sense of being in the midst of the action and right there in the room with the characters. show more
What makes it such a singular experience is the convergence of fine acting, moral urgency and a willingness to linger on moments of great intensity. show more
The mosaic of cases and caseworkers is like a season of "The Wire" distilled into two hours. show more
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Long and sometimes grueling, other times confusing, this is a brilliantly acted, directed and written film. It evokes despair one moment and hilarity the next - sometimes both in the same moment. It is an emotional roller coaster, stripped of sentiment and formula. A great film.