An Invisible Sign

When a puzzling disease devastates her beloved father, math prodigy Mona Gray deals with the pain by isolating herself from the rest of the world and turning for comfort to the reliable world of mathematics. But when she later teaches math to troubled grade school kids, Mona discovers that her gift can be a route back from her long emotional exile. Marilyn Agrelo directs and Jessica Alba stars in this adaptation of the book by Aimee Bender.
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Netflix Rating: 3.3
Rotten Tomatoes:
Critics' score: 0   Audience score: 34   Rotten Tomatoes page
Top Rotten Tomatoes Critics

Agrelo clumsily attempts to play jaunty larkiness against somber situations. full review

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times

Alba certainly tries her best at portraying not just a beauty but also a beautiful mind, yet very few things add up despite director Marilyn Agrelo's efforts. full review

Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News

Cuter than a basket of puppies licking a litter of kittens, "An Invisible Sign" is an excruciatingly whimsical collision of adult themes and kid-friendly aesthetic. full review

Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times

What's the sign for boredom? full review

Lou Lumenick, New York Post

Offhandedly charming, if a bit labored in its eccentricity. full review

John Anderson, Variety

When an errant ax lands in Alba's thigh, the film goes from inept to kind of brilliantly bad; it's a teachable moment, though lessons learned may vary. full review

Eric Hynes, Time Out New York

Jessica Alba gets plain-Jane crazy for An Invisible Sign, a syrupy A Beautiful Mind redux. full review

Nick Schager, Village Voice
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