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Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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The script covers the same things as most teen movies -- getting together, breaking up, being horrible, making up, yelling at your parents -- but Sattouf makes it fresh with credible performances from these non-actors.
The French Kissers is much, much more than just Superbad with subtitles. First-time filmmaker Riad Sattouf, a leading light in French comic-book circles, proves himself to be a knockout talent behind the camera.
A notable directorial debut for comic book writer Riad Sattouf, this French teen sex comedy possesses a nice blend of humour and intelligence that places it somewhere between American Pie and Wild Reeds.
Written in the ink of painful experience, Raid Sattouf's screenplay rests his humour on reality; like Absolutely Fabulous the material is serious to the point of tragedy. These characters survive emotionally by the skin of their teeth; a few don't
an expressive ode to the awkward sexual awakening of a teenage boy, zits and all. There's no slick plot, no prince charming on a white horse, just the bumpy, every day reality of a fourteen year old boy whose thoughts are consumed by sex and girls