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Different for Girls Reviews

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December 30, 2006
Different for Girls staggers around, keeping its lovers apart as in any conventional romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
It's rather ordinary stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Not funny. Not interesting.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
Richard Spence's film doesn't have the courage to examine forcefully the issues at its center.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
This would be infinitely more likeable if it wasn't for some irritatingly unreal plot development.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Outstanding performances help this provocative British drama seem to tally up to something that is greater than its individual parts. But parts alone do not a solid movie make.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
I don't mean to be a stick-in-the-mud, but apart from school days and friendly shared memories, these two truly have nothing in common.
June 5, 2002
Bland and conventional, despite the sex-change angle, Different for Girls is ultimately not different enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 12, 2002
The story has a TV movie shorthand calculation and slightness.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
Well-acted but essentially go-nowhere little movie.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 12, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
As Kim, Mackintosh's performance finds and holds the right notes, of shyness, determination, privacy and love.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
One of the reasons why Different for Girls works is because of the caliber of acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
The subtlety with which Mackintosh conveys her complicated mixture of vulnerability, defensiveness and pride makes [Kim] one of the most fully realized characters to be portrayed on the screen in a long time.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
There are all kinds of love relationships in this world, and perhaps they all deserve a romantic comedy this unflinching and this sensitive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 17, 2002
The film engages the audience on a gut level so that we care about Kim and Prentice.
March 2, 2003
What makes this wonderfully deranged film fly is Rupert ("Maurice"; "Where Angels Fear to Tread") Graves.
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