Box Office - 11/01/1999
"...A real gem....The acting, from a largely novice cast, is totally convincing....The two leads are outstanding....Moodysson's film also has some wonderfully funny sequences..." -- 4 out of 5 stars
Los Angeles Times - 10/22/1999
"...A completely charming reality-based romantic fantasy, both sweet-natured and sympathetic..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 03/24/2000
"...The movie is funny, gentle and true....In its quiet, intelligent, understated way, this film loves teenagers; most teen movies just use them..."
Total Film - 08/01/2003
"...Gentle but true, unflinching but subtle....Affecting..."
Elin and Agnes are a pair of teenage girls trapped in the small town of Amal, an isolated place where nothing ever happens. Elin is teased for being an outsider, but she doesn't realize that Agnes has a crush on her. After an accidental kiss, the two girls must learn about themselves and their identities. A touching and honest story about growing up in a confusing world, this movie became the highest-grossing movie of all time in Sweden. Originally titled F------ AMAL.
Gay / Lesbian |
Small Town Life |
Teenage Girls |