No friendship is ever quite as consuming as one between two adolescent girls, and My Summer of Love very quickly moves on into dangerous Heavenly Creatures territory. full review
My Summer of Love remains stubbornly stalled between 'artistic' lesbian hubba-hubba and such tougher fare as Peter Jackson's superior Heavenly Creatures. full review
My Summer of Love is willfully romantic -- and just as smart about the dangers in that. full review
A perfectly diverting, perfectly forgettable summer fling. full review
Turns out to be a triumph of unexpectedness in its slimmed-down story of two teenage girls, one middle-to-lower-class, and the other upper-class. full review
My Summer of Love is one of those promising little gems that comes along and gets lost in the hype generated by Hollywood's flood of blockbusters. full review
Pawlikowski doesn't spend much time explaining his characters or telling us why they do what they do, and that's exactly why they remain so compelling. full review
It's the revealing performance from Press that breathes life into the film.
It is at once a beautiful work of artifice and a convincing reflection of life's messy ambiguities. Aesthetically contained, morally uncertain. full review
An exquisite exploration into the realms of seduction, obsession, deception and disillusionment.
While the movie's young lovers happen to be female, this is not a story of forbidden fervor, but one that effectively captures the first flush of teenage infatuation and passion that will resonate with anyone, of any sex. full review