...a beautifully crafted coming-of-age drama that just may be my favorite movie so far this year.
—Leah Rozen People
...a transporting, ruefully tender coming-of-age drama...
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
...romantic and wonderfully entertaining.
—Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
Through stellar performances, clever writing and exquisite cinematography, the story is fresh and thoroughly captivating.
—Claudia Puig USA Today
... quiet miracle of a movie that quickly disabuses you of the idea that you've seen it all before.
—Peter Travers Rolling Stone
—Kyle Smith New York Post
...a vivacious, boldly elemental adaptation of journalist Lynn Barber's unsparing memoir of her formative years.
—Ryan Stewart Slant Magazine
...a wise, colorful coming-of-age tale...
—Chris Barsanti filmcritic.com