Carries a strong emotional charge along with its valuable reminder of the suffering that youngsters may undergo when a heedless society overlooks their needs.
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Pummeling, jagged, and extremely well-edited film.
The bleakness of Rosetta will not be for all, but it's one of the best films of the year.
Bleak, demanding stuff, and its hand-held documentary-style photography is harder on the stomach than "The Blair Witch Project."
You feel it in your nervous system before you get a chance to reflect on its meaning.
A psychologically acute profile of one teenaged girl obsessed with leading what she thinks of as normal life.
Grabs you by the throat and won't let go.
A portrait of dispossession so acute that it's caused a few critics to cry, Let her eat cake!
This kind of film, in its various manifestations recurring through the decades, gives us confidence that cinema can ultimately get to the heart of things.
The purity of Dequenne's performance inspires awe.