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The Virgin Suicides Reviews

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September 6, 2002
A heartbreaking glimpse at the secret life of adolescents... shockingly tender and remarkably acted.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 31, 2002
...a tragic fable, as diffuse as an imperfectly remembered dream
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
June 18, 2002
When a film's most sensible character commits suicide within the first 15 minutes it cannot be a good sign.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
April 3, 2002
All style, no structure.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 24, 2002
As for Coppola, she shows a lot of her father's audacity but as yet not much of his talent.
March 13, 2002
Sofia Coppola has made one of the most unusual films ever fashioned out of the fears and the fantasies of adolescent boys.
March 5, 2002
The film coalesces into a truly transporting experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 28, 2002
Kind to all its inhabitants.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 10, 2001
An extremely sure-handed filmmaking debut from Coppola, daughter of Francis. Her script alone is a marvel of subtlety and intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 24, 2001
All the snickering about Francis's little girl can't hide the genuine talent at the heart of this film, talent that has only begun to find a voice.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 10, 2001
a disarmingly wispy film given its subject matter, which is pretty much spelled out by its title.
May 2, 2001
Coppola's adaptation of Jeffrey Eugenides's novel is both tender and devastating.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 1, 2001
Both accomplished in its direction and marred by freshman mistakes.
Full Review | Original Score: short
April 17, 2001
An always impressive tale of teenage insecurity, deprivation, angst, and lust.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 4, 2001
Spunky directing debut by Sofia Coppola unfortunately plays like after-school special.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
February 27, 2001
not so much about plot as it is about feeling
| Original Score: 3.5/4
February 14, 2001
The film is an evocative visual depiction of a typical suburban family and community.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 14, 2001
It will resonate with anyone who's ever gone through adolescence. It ranks with the very best films of the year.
January 1, 2000
More than most recent movies about suburban adolescence, The Virgin Suicides catches both the triviality and the grandeur of youth, its prosaic details and its mythopoetic flights.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Tragic, haunting, and sometimes darkly comedic, this movie leaves a strong impression in its telling of a story about the destruction of innocence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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