The Summer Of Sangaile Reviews

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December 3, 2015
Distractingly lovely to look at, the film can't make Sangaile's struggles or triumphs matter.
November 20, 2015
It's a movie of lovely surfaces that only alludes to and rarely explores what is happening beneath them.
November 19, 2015
Dreamy and delicate, trite and oh so earnest, "The Summer of Sangaile" presents a soft-core frolic in teenage Sapphic bliss with the solemnity of a world-shattering event.
November 17, 2015
"Thanks for being you," Sangaile says to Auste at one point. It's a simple statement, maybe a little sentimental, but in this tale of young love, it works.
October 20, 2015
Awash with ripe, voluptuous summertime imagery and brimming with aborning adolescent female sexuality, The Summer of Sangaile is an appealingly simple, poetically conceived teen coming-of-age tale.
September 24, 2015
There's something cold about Sangaile.
August 20, 2016
The female adolescent love story feels sensuously fresh. . .The beauty of Dominique Colin's gorgeous cinematography swirls with youthful passion and optimism.
July 11, 2016
Kavaïté portrays the doubts one can have with love at a certain age without forcing any type of drama on the viewer. Not an easy thing to do. [Full review in Spanish]
February 22, 2016
The Summer of Sangaile is an intimately involving celebration of the fiery passions that accompany pivotal periods of adolescence.
November 16, 2015
Writer-director Alant Kavait's film is a string of softly weaved pictorial metaphors steeped in reverie.
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