An Insignificant Harvey

Directed by Jeff Kopas
Film Movement
2011
79 Minutes
Canada
English
Coming of Age, Drama
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After being abandoned as a child Harvey (a little person) grows up to lead a lonely life as the janitor at a ski resort until, one day, a stray husky follows him home and leads him to a friendly stripper and a change of fortune.

  • Highest Rating
    "This is a truthful, down-to-earth and heart-warming story."
    The Arts Guild
  • Highest Rating
    "As he proved in the Martin McDonagh's black comedy, In Bruges, Prentice is a take-charge actor, and with his protective shell of irony makes a promising protagonist, and Adams's Dakota (a sort of Jane Avril to his Toulouse-Lautrec) is appealing as a troubled flirt."
    Liam Lacey, The Globe and Mail
  • Highest Rating
    "As Harvey, Prentice brings sensitivity and insight to the role of an outsider desperate to fit in and establish some sort of meaningful relationships, even if the idea terrifies him. "
    Linda Barnard, The Toronto Star
  • Highest Rating
    "...charming and funny."
    Pat Mullen, Cinemablographer
  • Highest Rating
    "Prentice makes the most of his close-up in An Insignificant Harvey, creating a believable outsider and giving him a soul."
    Jim Slotek, Jam! Movies

Awards & Recognition

Official Selection
Busan Int'l. Film Festival

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