These Girls Reviews

October 11, 2006
Director Tahani Rached's documentary These Girls exudes empathy and respect for its destitute Egyptian teenage subjects' plight.
September 6, 2006
You can't make a movie about the Boogey Man without showing him at least once.
May 26, 2006
Skillful, tight editing reveals the volatile patterns of behavior, shifting suddenly from fights to confessions, dancing to despair, yet in the end the girls are always fiercely supportive of each other.
May 22, 2006
A rousing documentary on the street children of Cairo, These Girls is an agonizing and uplifting depiction of street survival at its most daunting.
April 3, 2006
Director John Hazlett imbues the film with all the style of a movie-of-the-week, something that's reflected in the routine, predictable storyline.
March 27, 2006
It has similar observational humour toward young life as past Canadian productions My American Cousin and New Waterford Girl.
March 24, 2006
Can a yarn without credibility, can a comedy without laughs, can characters without a centre, can direction without discernment, add up to a movie?
March 24, 2006
What could have been a rather nasty dark comedy is a wildly funny satire on the art of seduction.
March 24, 2006
A surprisingly likeable, albeit morally ambivalent little film.
March 24, 2006
Fun precisely because it allows its characters to have theirs.
March 24, 2006
This summer-fling comedy turns out to be as generic as its title suggests.