• Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

Personal Velocity: Three Portraits

Release Date: November 22nd, 2002

R |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Based on Rebecca Miller's recently published book of short stories, "Personal Velocity" tells three tales of women as they escape their current situations. Segmented into three parts, Greta (Parker Posey), Delia (Kyra Sedgwick) and Paula (Fairuza Balk) have one thing in common, each struggle to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Cast: John Ventimiglia, Kyra Sedgwick, David Warshofsky, Brian Tarantina, Mara Hobel, Leo Fitzpatrick, Parker Posey, Tim Guinee

Director: Rebecca Miller

Genres: Drama

Production Co: IFC Productions

Distributors: United Artists, IFC Films

Keywords: House, 2000s, Marriage, Relationships, Gripping, Mother, Office, Escape, Engaging, Husband, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Has the confessional intimacy of a video diary and performances to match, particularly those of Kyra Sedgwick and Parker Posey. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Everything and everyone is observed sharply, succinctly and indelibly.

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Miller shows terrific talent as a director with a sharp eye for images, a keen ear for dialogue, and a refreshing willingness to take storytelling risks. show more

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