Duck Season (Temporada de patos) Reviews

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September 6, 2020
Eimbcke pieces together scenes with Rita and the young boys that are sweet, sensitive, a touch flirty, and sometimes innocently awkward.
May 11, 2020
This little gem of a movie, about finding your passion when the lights go out, will leave you with memories of life's tiny, sweet moments...
April 20, 2020
This Mexican coming of age tale shows itself to be a tender and quirky take on the genre.
August 30, 2009
A refreshingly dramaless miniature canvas
June 24, 2009
The modest film works best for the viewer who goes with its flow of inertia.
November 20, 2008
September 17, 2007
Duck Season is definitely worth seeing, but mostly it is worth seeing past, into the future of a promising new filmmaker.
March 1, 2007
Above all, a character-driven movie
December 27, 2006
A nuanced, authentic portrait of adolescent ennui and maturation that treats pre-teen emotions with a Jim Jarmusch-ian brand of detached sympathy and bemusement.
November 11, 2006
Lovingly cast, suavely directed and always pitched perfectly, whatever its tone, Duck Season is the kind of small, quiet, thoughtful movie that ought to be as abundant as Sunday afternoons.
September 7, 2006
Watch it passively and you might wonder how it even qualifies as a movie; watch it with your full attention and you will see a charming and surprisingly meaningful look at adolescent angst.
August 31, 2006
...for the viewer interested in an amusing, thoughtful, independent, slice-of-life film.
May 12, 2006
The fullness of Duck Season is in direct proportion to its smallness; its modesty makes it bloom.
April 21, 2006
Because it's shot in black and white, involves characters doing bland things in a bland setting, and yet is surprisingly entertaining, you could call this Clerks -- The Mexican Home Edition.
April 21, 2006
Effortlessly nonchalant in its observations of kids and the way the world looks to them.
April 21, 2006
Runs more on charm than inspiration, but it convincingly conveys something of the terrible, giddy solipsism of adolescence, with its contradictory longings for freedom and security...
April 14, 2006
Imagine Waiting for Godot performed by The Breakfast Club.
April 10, 2006
The bemused sympathy we feel is brought about by both young actors doing a fine job with the minimalist material.
April 3, 2006
Director Eimbcke scores a bulls eye as Ferris Bueller takes a day off in Mexico City.
April 1, 2006
Devotes itself to youthful inertia.
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