Feb 15, 2021
B-Happy seems more arranged to conform to someone's idea of what a contemporary art film about working class life should look like rather than a genuine attempt to grapple with that life.
Jun 17, 2004
It's a thoughtful work that opts for careful observation and quiet deliberation over histrionics and drama.
Apr 12, 2004
In a sad, sympathetic and haunting performance, Manuela Martelli plays Katty as a 15-year-old enigma. It is an unforgettable piece of acting in an otherwise mediocre movie.
Apr 2, 2004
A rigorous Chilean film about all the challenges faced by a poor teenage girl who is forced to take charge of her own life at an early age.
Mar 31, 2004
This cooled-out melodrama from Chile is often so natural it has the on-the-fly illumination of improvisation.