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Kissing Candice (2017)

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'Kissing Candice' is a story driven by the vivid, fever dreams of a volatile, teenage girl called Candice. Out of the stifling, isolated Irish community she has grown up in comes a new breed of disillusionment finding its most frightening manifestations in the unpredictable behavior of a local gang. While the community is shaken by the death of a local boy, Candice finds escape in the nihilistic stranger who may be responsible for the crime.

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Critic Reviews for Kissing Candice

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For a film so assured, stylised and well-paced, [Aoife] McArdle has certainly made an impressive, and memorable, debut. Let's hope she has more stories to tell. Kissing Candice is not to be missed.

October 2, 2017 | Full Review…

If nothing else its sense of dread is palpable throughout, the lighting and score simultaneously beautiful and panic inducing. It's best when wholly experiential.

October 2, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

The story goes from dumb to dumber, and never has a grip on Candice's opaque if intensely physical presence, let alone her character.

September 29, 2017 | Full Review…

Freed from the constraints of shorter formats, McArdle rushes around her 102-minute runtime with all the curious abandon of a goldfish moved from a small bowl to a massive aquarium.

September 21, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

[T]here is no question that [McArdle] has the potential to become a must-watch indie auteur. Unfortunately, "Kissing Candice" sees her off to a slightly uneven start.

September 13, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

McArdle lurches around the language of the music video in a stylish feature debut.

September 12, 2017 | Full Review…

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