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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Pool captures the crazed urgency of first love -- the feeling of a passion so fierce that even a disapproving society can't crush it. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Perfectly cast, if insufficiently dramatized. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Sophisticated in that European way and predictable in that Hollywood way. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This is a movie for those who sometimes, in the stillness of the sleepless night, are so filled with hope and longing that they feel like -- well, like uttering wild goat cries to the moon. You know who you are. show more

  • 75
    Loren King Chicago Tribune

    Boldly goes where Hollywood rarely treads: into the passionate, intense and complex world of girls at the point in their lives when self-discovery is tempered by enormous vulnerability. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Lost and Delirious doesn't need metaphors for the power of strength and healing. All the passion and pain it needs glows ferociously in the eyes of its young women. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Boldly goes where Hollywood rarely treads: into the passionate, intense, and complex world of girls at the point in their lives when self-discovery is combined with enormous vulnerability. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Perabo gives a fairly impressive and flashy performance, even when the script descends into melodrama. show more

  • 80
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Never takes off, and much of the time Pool seems lost herself, resorting to clichés, redundancy, and dead-end allegory. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Piper Perabo is a revelation -- and Barton is maturing into a sensitive, subtle performer with a marvelously expressive face. show more

  • March 16, 2012 av00000000117339
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    Amazingly gripping movie. All the leads were supberb. Piper Perabo stands out as Paulie Oster - - Oscar worthy performance. One of the best films of the millenium.

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