26 February 2006 | darrendgc
Humanistic tale reminding us to live life to its fullest
Visually appealing with a lean and tight story structure. It's a contemporary tale that engages with modern music and dialogue for our day. The film is subtle and charming with character portrayals that will leave you smiling. Kevin Pollack is superb as a psychiatrist who begins the movie cold to the reality of his patients incessant complaints and lack of progress. Upon news from his own personal doctor, Pollack's character becomes a warm, engaging and challenging psychiatrist who is a catalyst for several patient's personal improvement. For such a short film there is a surprisingly rewarding depth to each character's personal arc. Doctor Stern (Pollack) and each of his patients remind us that life is too short to have any regrets once "Our Time Is Up..."