Somewhere Between (2012) 720p YIFY Movie

Somewhere Between (2012)

A documentary on four teenage girls living in different parts of the US and united by one thing: all four were adopted from China due to family situations colliding with the country's "One Child Policy".

IMDB: 7.80 Likes

  • Genre: Documentary |
  • Quality: 720p
  • Size: 772.46M
  • Resolution: 720x400 / 23.976 (24000/1001) FPSfps
  • Language: English
  • Run Time: 88
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8/10 
  • MPR: Normal
  • Peers/Seeds: 1 / 1

The Synopsis for Somewhere Between (2012) 720p

SOMEWHERE BETWEEN tells the intimate stories of four teenaged girls. They live in different parts of the US, in different kinds of families and are united by one thing: all four were adopted from China because all four had birth parents who could not keep them, due to personal circumstances colliding with China's "One Child Policy". These strong young women allow us to grasp what it is like to come-of-age in today's America as trans-racial adoptees. At the same time, we see them as typical American teenagers doing what teenagers everywhere do...struggling to make sense of their lives. Through these young women, and their explorations of who they are, we ourselves pause to consider who we are - both as individuals and as a nation of immigrants. Identity, racism, and gender...these far-reaching issues are explored in the documentary. And with great honesty and courage, these four girls open their hearts to experience love, compassion, and self-acceptance.


The Director and Players for Somewhere Between (2012) 720p

[Director]Linda Goldstein Knowlton


The Reviews for Somewhere Between (2012) 720p


Reviewed byangeleno34Vote: 9/10/10

What is it like to be a little girl, flown out of China with some senseof past home, place and life, then adopted and raised as an American ina secure home with love and good parenting? This skillfully-madedocumentary puts you in the shoes--no, the skins--of four young womenwho, in the words of one, are like bananas, yellow outside and whiteinside. They are all bright, well-educated, hard-working, and grounded,but something is still missing in their lives.

Just what should China mean to them? Is it the tiny but tantalizingpossibility of finding a birth parent, with the surprises that mightbring--a story that has been told many times? Is it the sense of aplace where they visibly fit in? Is it the need to share their feelingswith other kids like themselves? And what of the lingering feelingthat, before they were adopted, they were rejected? You will experienceall these things alongside these young women, as they travel to Europeand China, grow, and open up like flowers. Is it enough to feelChinese, or must she feel like a Dai (minority) person because shelooks like one? Where does that lead her? What does it feel like to bein the stark orphanage that she dimly recalls? And what does she feelwhen she sees a bright little girl like she was, but trapped in a boxin that orphanage because of a disability that could be treated?

I agree with Los Angeles Times reviewer Kenneth Turan, whoseprofessional review I commend to you, that only a stone would not bemoved by this film.

Reviewed byDisturbedPixieVote: 8/10/10

First, I want to say, I am not an adoptive parent, nor am I adoptedmyself. I have met someone who has adopted a girl from China, and amaware of the issues that the one child rule raises for girls in China.

Before this I saw a documentary, "National Geographic: China's LostGirls" which I think is a great film to start with for understandingthe situation, before you become so involved in these personal stories.

I don't believe only a certain type of person can enjoy this film, butI can see how it would help. I personally prefer dramatic socialdocumentaries instead of fictional dramas, because I feel like I amreally getting to know someone and what they have been through. When Icry, I am not crying because of a plausible emotional situation, but Iam crying tears for another person.

This film is incredibly moving. You hear what it is like to be anAmerican, raised by white parents as a Chinese born girl. You get tohear some of their tales of facing racism, and feeling like anoutsider, as well as how glad they are to have the loving family andopportunities they have as middle class adopted Americans.

You get to see one disabled girl get an opportunity to be adopted, aswell as the filmmaker's video of when they adopted their daughter. Youcan see how terrifying it is to be a Chinese girl handed over to whiteparents, while at the same time seeing how much love these parents havefor their new little girls.

One girl wished to find her birth family, and was lucky enough to doso. It is an extremely moving situation when you get a glimpse of howmuch her birth family truly loves her.

This film raises questions that all adopted people have to askthemselves, about whether they want to learn their heritage and whatthat means to them. Certainly, everyone has to choose their own pathand what is important to them in life.

This film encapsulates what it is to be an American to me. It doesn'tmatter what you look like, or your language or where you were born. Itmatters that either you or your family or whomever made a choice foryou to be a part of a culture that has no rules or boundaries. Where weembrace our similarities and differences as people of this world. It'struly a beautiful idea, this nation, where we can come together and seewhere we came from and know wherever we go, we take this journeytogether.

Reviewed byTiladeVote: 8/10/10

I remember putting "Somewhere Between" (2011) on my IMDb watchlist assoon as I found it in the trailer gallery, but for some reasons Ididn't watch it until now. Now, more than an hour after the film'sfinished, I struggle to arrange my thoughts and I guess it has to dowith the fact that I'm also adopted from China (to Swedish adoptiveparents). The unsatisfying knowledge of never being able to get to knowmy biological parents has stuck with me for years but has almostdissolved. Watching Haley meet her biological parents was fascinating,and as Ann I felt a sting of envy. I guess what I want to say is thatI'm very happy to have watched "Somewhere Between" and it left mehopeful for the future. This is an important documentary everyoneshould see, adopted or not, as it deals with coming to terms with one'sidentity!

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