Adam Reviews

January 26, 2019
Brisk and astutely assembled, "Adam" makes something educational and playful rather than insulting out of that character's brief walk in another gender construct's shoes.
January 25, 2019
[A} sweetly subversive movie, which represents a step forward in representation simply via the fact that it's directed by a trans filmmaker and features trans actors in the appropriate roles.
June 4, 2019
Maternity, friendship and the position of women in Moroccan society all feature in Maryam Touzani's exquisite debut film.
February 7, 2019
Director Rhys Ernst took a bold step in adapting this difficult material for the big screen, and what he delivered was a surprisingly hilarious, complicated look at a pivotal moment in queer culture.
February 2, 2019
While Adam seems almost like a rite of passage before we get more complex trans dramas in mainstream filmmaking, one can't help but feel frustrated by its missed opportunities.
January 26, 2019
Ultimately, Adam is one of those films that works well, both as a learning lesson and a conversation starter for transgender issues.
January 26, 2019
Along with screenwriter and novel author Ariel Schrag, Ernst manages to create a balance between the raunchy and charming at the same time. It's a feel good film, but in the most unexpected way.
January 26, 2019
This gentle comedy likely won't achieve a big level of chatter, but there's value in its earnest and authentic take on the coming-of-age film.