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Based on 10 Reviews
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Talk about disturbing. show more

  • 75
    Marta Barber Miami Herald

    Brutal and devastating. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    As a tale of adolescent sexuality warped by passion, though, Bad Company is less compelling and more exploitative than its makers think. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    By the time it's over, this deeply unsettling tale of romantic obsession strays far from the usual course of teen flicks and into some very dark territory. show more

  • 90
    Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

    Succeeds by never tipping its hand or losing its equilibrium while its characters often seem to be doing nothing but. show more

  • 70
    L.A. Weekly

    Refreshingly complex teen drama. show more

  • 70
    J. Hoberman Village Voice

    A considerably more unsettling tale of one-sided amour fou, reportedly inspired by an actual case of teenage prostitution, Jean-Pierre Améris's Bad Company puts the coy prurience of American high school films in brutal perspective. show more

  • 70

    The nuanced performances by Maud Forget and Lou Doillon help give Bad Company its extraordinary credibility. show more

  • 70
    Dana Stevens The New York Times

    Frank, sympathetic approach to the awkward age. show more

  • 60
    Luke Y. Thompson New Times (L.A.)

    If you're not in the mood for explicit discussions (and occasional depictions) of the sex life of French adolescents, close your eyes. show more

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