Show Me Love (Fucking Åmål) Reviews

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March 6, 2018
With honesty, charm and an uncanny sympathy for all its characters, it takes us deep inside the awkward and exhilarating experience of first love.
February 2, 2012
A charming teen comedy from Sweden.
July 18, 2007
Lukas Moodyson's debut feature has a grainy, immediate feel that nicely enhances the story's emotional honesty -- a quality that our own popular teen movies have only just begun to embrace.
July 18, 2007
This powerful, funny romantic drama neatly integrates the dilemmas of a girl in love, the girl she loves, a boy who also loves that girl, and that girl's sister.
May 26, 2006
A simple, charming, and slightly edgy romance between two teenage girls.
February 9, 2006
While the storyline has few surprises, the central performances create a touching relationship, despite the suspicion that the male writer/director's interest in the subject is slightly dubious, or at least tokenistic.
December 6, 2005
Nobody can deny the honesty or the outright sincerity this film has.
July 29, 2005
July 21, 2005
Dahlstrm and especially Liljeberg are first-rate.
July 4, 2005
April 11, 2004
Unfortunately, as the plot develops, it shies away from exploring that discontent, in favor of demonstrating precisely the kind of naivet and sweetness that one would expect to find in any teen romance.
August 19, 2003
December 2, 2002
Moodysson's story may be an old one -- the taboo romance between lovers from different ends of the school spectrum -- but his sharp script refreshes old themes.
October 21, 2002
I must have missed what the Swedes see in this film. I found it mildly interesting at best.
September 10, 2002
It's just an incredibly insightful character drama about true, awkward, beautiful first love, and it's all the better for it. Oh, and that last shot is as cute as it gets.
April 3, 2002
It's an awkward, unapologetic, unconventional -- and ultimately winning -- look at first love, one that unabashedly portrays the complications and confusion that result from those first crushes and rushes of attraction and passion.
March 19, 2002
High school, small town, teenagers in hormone hell -- or is that heaven?
January 23, 2002
The two lead performances by Dahlstroem and Liljeberg are entirely naturalistic.
September 18, 2001
...a warm coming-of-age story that happens to be a coming-out story.
September 10, 2001
El ttulo original (en los EUA se exhibi bajo el nombre de Show Me Love) es llamativo: Fucking ml no slo sugiere indirectamente el sexo ...
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