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Directed byMatthew Bonifacio
Written byMatthew Bonifacio
Carmine Famiglietti
Produced byMatthew Bonifacio
Carmine Famiglietti
StarringCarmine Famiglietti
CinematographyWilliam M. Miller
Edited byJim Rubino
Music byCarlo Giacco
Brooklyn-Queen Experiment
Distributed byTruly Indie
Release dates
  • January 2004 (2004-01) (Sundance)[1]
  • March 26, 2010 (2010-03-26)[2]
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States

Lbs. is a 2004[3] American comedy-drama film directed by Matthew Bonifacio and starring Carmine Famiglietti.



The film has an 82% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[4] Diego Semerene of Slant Magazine awarded the film one and a half stars out of four.[3] Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe awarded the film two and a half stars out of four.[5]

The Hollywood Reporter/Associated Press gave the film a positive review and wrote, "Lbs. addresses its all-too-relevant topic with subtlety, sensitivity and welcome doses of humor."[2]


The film was nominated for the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award at the 26th Independent Spirit Awards.[6][7][8][9]


  1. ^ ""LBS." Takes Top Prize at Avignon/New York Film Festival". 15 November 2005.
  2. ^ a b Associated Press (14 October 2010). "Lbs. -- Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b Semerene, Diego (22 March 2010). "Review: Lbs". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Lbs". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  5. ^ Morris, Wesley (9 April 2010). "LBS". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  6. ^ The Deadline Team (30 November 2010). "2011 Indie Spirit Awards Nominations". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  7. ^ "2011 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED". Film Threat. 30 November 2010. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  8. ^ MovieWeb Contributor (30 November 2010). "2011 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations". MovieWeb. Retrieved 5 December 2020. ((cite web)): |author= has generic name (help)
  9. ^ White, James (1 December 2010). "Winter's Bone Leads Indie Spirit Noms". Empire. Retrieved 5 December 2020.