Raising Victor Vargas Reviews

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September 9, 2003
A keenly observed, captivating, and innately funny portrait of teenagers coming to terms with their sexuality.
August 5, 2003
The movie's greatest asset is its naturalism: The actors, none of them professionals, slip into these roles so effortlessly, it's easy to forget they're working from a script...
August 4, 2003
Captures the awkwardness of adolescence like few films have.
July 24, 2003
It's sweet and funny and sexy, not unlike 'Y Tu Mama Tambien'.
July 14, 2003
Charming and disarming...
July 11, 2003
Sweet-natured, charming comedy-drama.
July 8, 2003
The true love story at the heart of the film is about family, a theme rarely handled with such grace and humour.
July 7, 2003
An arresting triumph for Sollett.
July 5, 2003
Sweet, heartfelt, and confidently told; A terrific debut for all involved.
July 5, 2003
A marvel of closely observed, intimately captivating moments.
June 13, 2003
An exceptionally strong debut film that rings true and honest about teenagers and their emotions.
June 9, 2003
Packed with the type of pyrotechnics that come from the purest of sources: good performers and worthwhile material.
June 8, 2003
June 2, 2003
June 1, 2003
It's funny, romantic, tender, probing and true to life.
May 30, 2003
In a day and age when head shaking moments of disbelief are about as commonplace at the Cineplex as stale popcorn, Raising Victor Vargas is reason enough for discerning moviegoers to raise a cheer.
May 30, 2003
It is throughly involving, depicting the real and recognizable frustrations of teenagers and the grown-ups who have responsibility for them.
May 28, 2003
Real, sweet and often really sweet.
May 27, 2003
A great little film that, while lacking visual flair, portrays a faith in and understanding of mankind that is difficult to find anywhere these days.
May 26, 2003
Never once feels false or hits a sour note, and its actors don't seem at all like they're acting.
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