I"France" in her second directorial outing, Melanie Laurent offers a compelling, superbly acted portrait of an adolescent friendship perched on the brink of obsession.
Scott Foundas, Variety
"Second Coming" Idris Elba gives a powerful performance in an impressive homegrown slice-of-life drama that's tinged with unease...driven by confident, searching writing. Dave Calhoun, Time Out
"Marie's Story" is lovely and sweet, sad and uplifting.... it satisfies them nicely with vivid performances, beautiful imagery, and compassionate direction."
Sean Axmaker, Seattle Weekly
"Amour Fou" emerges as less a tale of mad, forbidden passion than a disquietingly funny essay on the human capacity for self-deception. It create[s] an effect that feels at once mundane, realistic yet strangely artificial. -Justin Chang, Variety