• Middle of Nowhere (2012)

Middle of Nowhere

Release Date: October 12th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2015

R |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

A med student (Emayatzy Corinealdi) considers leaving her long-imprisoned husband (Omari Hardwick) for a charming bus driver (David Oyelowo).

Cast: Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Toussaint, Edwina Findley, Sharon Lawrence, Dondre Whitfield, Troy Curvey III

Director: Ava DuVernay

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Forward Movement

Keywords: Emotional, Transformation, Gripping, Relationships, Engaging, Wife, Inspiring, Endearing, Love, Marriage, Prison, Husband, Rise

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Middle of Nowhere isn't a highly charged drama, as you might have gathered. Most of the action takes place within the mind of a lonely woman. That's why Corinealdi is so effective in the lead. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A deceptively slight film that strikes the right balance between realist family drama and earnestness. show more

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    DuVernay, a low-key director sparing in her use of emotion and music, has made an existential drama that is European in its feel. show more

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