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George Washington Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
July 18, 2007
You have to bring a lot of yourself to this film if you want it to give something back, but the rewards are considerable.
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Joe Leydon
Variety
July 18, 2007
Undistinguished and uninvolving attempt to offer a rural spin on Kids.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
The film absorbs elements of documentary and improvisation to produce a remarkably organic whole.
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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
It's possible to keep one's feet on the ground and still appreciate the film's quiet verbal and visual poetry.
Read More | Original Score: A-
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
September 26, 2002
A gracious sleepwalk of a movie that could have used a firmer strut.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002
One of the most striking and affecting American independent films of the year, heralding the arrival of a formidable young talent in Green.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Brave and thoughtful and aesthetically pleasing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 10, 2001
A work of startling originality that will haunt you for a good, long time.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
February 14, 2001
It remembers a summer that was not a happy summer, but there will never again be a summer so intensely felt, so alive, so valuable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
February 14, 2001
Not like any other movie. That, in itself, makes it something to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Entertainment Weekly
September 29, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Mr. Green has a sense of proportion and taste. No scene goes on for a beat longer than it should.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Paul Tatara
CNN.com
January 1, 2000
It offers a generous amount of treasures, if you summon the patience to sit through it.