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Noordzee, Texas (North Sea Texas) Reviews

February 15, 2013
This debut feature by noted short-film director Bavo Defurne emphasizes ambiance over storytelling, but that ambiance is so flavorsome you might not mind.
February 14, 2013
It's not just that film is underdeveloped - it's that it feels unwilling to develop, preferring to leave its characters and plot points static. The result feels stunted.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 7, 2012
It's a story that's been told countless times, but first-time director Bavo Defurne has such an assured hand and visual flair (much credit also belongs to cinematographer Anton Mertens) that everything seems fresh and new.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2012
Splendidly acted, especially by Florizoone, whose every thought appears to register on his wide-open features, it's more than promising.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 1, 2012
"North Sea Texas" explores emergent sexuality and first love with a refreshing optimism.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 1, 2012
A simmering drama powered by fully drawn characters and fine performances.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 1, 2012
A soulful, slightly hyperreal comedy ...
October 31, 2012
Once the visual touches fade away ... there's nothing to stop the parade of clichés.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 3, 2012
Family life and adult power are central here, allowing for bittersweet engagement with emotions over time and the compromises of living in reality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5