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Reprise Reviews

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November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 11, 2011
Stylistically bold, impressive feature debut about creative youth
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
October 18, 2008
Reprise alternately shows punk energy, library hush and comic anxiety. And despite ominous portents, the ending is cockeyed optimistic.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 1, 2008
This story about two aspiring writers in their early 20s has the fearlessness and vivacity of a first novel, and its playful approach to chronology and voice-over narration serves to amplify its themes instead of coming off as a show-off trick.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 28, 2008
This is that rare film where a daring style is connected to real substance, and that's an exciting thing to experience in a first-time director.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 28, 2008
Although there's no romantic triangle as in Francois Truffaut's classic 1961 film Jules and Jim, it seems obvious that film was an influence here.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 25, 2008
... film full of wry comments and textural gestures - Trier mixes film stock and references to MTV-style jump cuts and the French New Wave (Truffaut's Jules and Jim is an obvious point of reference) to the extent that the pyrotechnics threaten to b
Full Review | Original Score: 86/100
July 12, 2008
Its fresh opening combined with the satisfying resolution in the final 20 minutes help to compensate for a fizzling mid-section.
July 3, 2008
As auspicious -- and breathless -- a debut as Reservoir Dogs was for Tarantino.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 27, 2008
Like Jules and Jim or Band of Outsiders blended with A Hard Day's Night.
Read More | Original Score: a-
June 20, 2008
Reprise is not just about engaging with or surviving through the creative instinct. It is that instinct.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 20, 2008
Reprise is about negotiating the path from reckless youth to ambitious adulthood as much as it's about the craft of fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 19, 2008
It's not exactly breaking new ground, but the material has a real ring of truth to it. However, it should be said that this Norwegian import is also a bit sullen, which means it will be an acquired taste for some audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 12, 2008
If you are young, male and dream of making a name for yourself in the arts, Reprise is about the joys and sufferings of that quest: It is a Jules and Jim for the punk-rock generation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 12, 2008
The highs and lows of getting one's first book published are intricately and delightfully examined in Norwegian director Joachim Trier's mature feature debut.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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