• So B. It (2017)

So B. It

Release Date: October 6th, 2017

DVD Release Date: January 9th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

For as long as Heidi can remember, her mentally challenged mother has had only 22 words in her vocabulary, and the precocious 12 year-old doesn't have a problem with that. Bernadette, their loving neighbor, provides them a bubble of love and protection. Then, a new word pops out of Mama's mouth - the mysterious soof - and it changes everything. Heidi is propelled on a solo cross-country journey of discovery and loss, truth and identity.

Cast: Alfre Woodard, John Heard, Jessica Collins, Jacinda Barrett, Dash Mihok, Cloris Leachman, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Mataeo Mingo

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Branded Pictures Entertainment, Outside the Box Pictures, LLC, Good Deed Entertainment

Keywords: Mystery , Love , Inspiring , 2010s , Car , Charming , Growing up , Heartwarming , House ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Teo BugbeeThe New York Times

    So B. It aims for an inclusive message. But Mama’s artificiality makes it hard to buy the movie’s themes of acceptance. show more

  • 60
    Gary GoldsteinLos Angeles Times

    The strong cast, including John Heard, Dash Mihok, Jacinda Barrett and Cloris Leachman, sells the warm, at times cloying material with earnest conviction. show more

  • 50
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    While there might be a movie in this material, the muted performances, muffled emotions and simple lack of dramatic sparks or surprises wastes the talents of one and all. show more

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