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Based on 25 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie's soul isn't its plot but the relationships among the girls. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Directed with such a confident, delicate touch. Nothing is insisted on, yet whole lives are discovered and revealed in vignettes that seem as spontaneous as a laugh or a gasp. show more

  • 88
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Heartbreaking? Sometimes. Involving? You bet. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    That it all seems improvised on the spot (it was not) is testament to the power of a film that trusts its characters, its actors and its ultimate goal. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    The movie's triumph is that we experience the ending, in which the three girls go mostly separate ways, not as a defeat but as a transition still open to possibilities. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Has the courage to work without a net, aware that when you're a teenager, your life is not a story so much as a million possible stories. show more

  • 75
    John Petrakis Chicago Tribune

    Has an assured air, rich with scenes of affection, anger and reconciliation, along with moments of unfeigned humor. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Anyone who understands the subtle shadings of friendship will appreciate Our Song's realistic slice of teen life. show more

  • 63
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    A languid but refreshingly real depiction of female adolescence. show more

  • 80
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Best of all is the supporting performance of The Jackie Robinson Steppers Marching Band, a real group of high-school musicians in which the three girls all perform. show more

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