The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

Two teenagers are stuck repeating the same day over and over again in this fantastical rom-com. Together, they must discover how to escape it... or if they even want to escape this never-ending day. Stars Kathryn Newton (Pokémon Detective Pikachu) and Kyle Allen (American Horror Story).

2021Rating: 1299 minsUSA
ComedyFantasyRomance
Director:
Ian Samuels ('Sierra Burgess Is a Loser')
Writer:
Lev Grossman
Cast:
Kathryn NewtonKyle AllenJermaine HarrisAnna Mikami

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The Map of Tiny Perfect Things / Reviews

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Adds a wrinkle to the genre with its nerdy but accessible slant of comedy, fantasy and romance.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Adjacent to the recent glut of weepy YA films, but manages enough crucial shading and difference to stand apart.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Hilarious. And it makes us viewers complicit with a storyline that makes something less than total sense, but does so in such a good-natured way that we don't really care.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Every day is exactly the same. That's how it goes in time-loop stories, and how it can feel to write about them, too. The writers of these stories must also get bored.

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Stuff

Stuff

There are surprisingly deep meditations on love and loss surrounding the occasional zingers, big gestures and countless cinematic references.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

In the process of merging formulas... recycles the same material it seems inclined to rejuvenate, one step at a time.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things holds a contained, idealized world - a trove of romcom enjoyment and small treasures I had no problem looping through.

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Variety

Variety

The feature's genteel, sweet spirit and radiant lead performances rescue it from forgettable mediocrity and genre familiarity.

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