Kati with an I Reviews

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Robert Koehler
Variety
April 6, 2011
Sensitive if somewhat messy.
Christopher Gray
Slant Magazine
April 8, 2011
In a way, Kati with an I is the Everyone Else of na´ve high school love stories, complete with two extended musical numbers and a suitably ambiguous ending.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
April 6, 2011
Greene may intend Kati's story as a quiet tragedy, but the native feeling of that's-just-the-way-it-is lethargy ("Only in Alabama can you be a home-school drop-out") is rather convincing.
Eric Kohn
indieWIRE
April 6, 2011
Greene's patient, understated portrait renders a universal rite of passage in strangely alluring, poetic terms.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
April 7, 2011
"Kati With an I" transforms one teenager's particular story into a moving portrait of Anygirl, U.S.A.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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David Fear
Time Out
April 6, 2011
Robert Greene's documentary captures so many wonderfully delicate, private moments in Kati's life that it seems churlish to wish the film said more about what it's actually like to be a young woman today.
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
March 29, 2012
Something universal and touching emerges about youth and hope, particularly in the clips of a shyly smiling child Kati, and in the intense, passionate love that teen Kati holds for James.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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