Standing by Yourself (2002) - Rotten Tomatoes

Standing by Yourself (2002)




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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

The longer one watches this determinedly ragged portrait of blue-collar teenage desperation ... the more one gets absorbed in the utter unbridled nihilism of its 'characters.'

May 15, 2002
Top Critic

Sad to say -- it accurately reflects the rage and alienation that fuels the self-destructiveness of many young people.

May 15, 2002
New York Post
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Highly irritating at first, Mr. Koury's passive technique eventually begins to yield some interesting results.

May 15, 2002
New York Times
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Chilling in its objective portrait of dreary, lost twenty-first century America.

Full Review… | June 22, 2003
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Shattering, devastating documentary on two maladjusted teens in a downward narcotized spiral. Extraordinary debut from Josh Koury.

December 8, 2002
Film Threat

This viewer was plain bored by this latest attempt at exposing "youth truth."

Full Review… | May 25, 2002
Film Journal International

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