Ava Reviews

September 25, 2018
Foroughi's visual storytelling is impressive.
July 13, 2018
Ava is a layered, complex character, and one that anyone who was ever a teenager can identify with.
April 27, 2018
Foroughi finds the balance in an overwrought situation.
April 27, 2018
While Ava may not reach the rousing heights of the similarly-themed titles like Wadjda and Mustang, it certainly puts its sharp-eyed filmmaker Foroughi on the cinematic map.
April 26, 2018
At its most gripping, Ava communicates...familiar adolescent agonies through formal detail that makes them smolder anew.
April 26, 2018
Lurching relentlessly from one conflict to another, the movie distills its emotions - and maintains its momentum - in conversations of remarkably controlled intensity.