In this sexy thriller from producer Fernando Meirelles, a teen girl discovers that her father (Vincent Cassel of Black Swan) harbors a dark secret that threatens to tear her family apart.
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Rotten: Feels like a pointless, halfhearted attempt at a South Asian Scenes from a Marriage.
- David Fear, Time Out New York, Thursday, January 14, 2010
great cast and music make this one a winner heres the formula: american beauty+a summer's place+ the ice strom-the weather= this one!
- Ghw12158, Thursday, October 27, 2011
Hit and miss coming of age drama. A young girls seemingly perfect life goes to shit when she finds out her parents marrage is falling apart and the dad is having an affair. This has great performances from Vincent Cassel and newcomer Laura Neiva but its very talky at times giving it a TV movie feel but theres some good, dramatic moments and Camilla Belle, as the girl Cassels character is having an affair with, who is the reason i rented it!
- monkeybobbob, Tuesday, May 3, 2011
A quiet contemplative film that explores the tensions of a husband and wife splitting up over the course of a summer holiday and how that dynamic affects the children, who don't understand what is happening. Lots of lovely scenery, young, nubile bodies, and and some solid acting mark this film. Laura Neiva, as Philipa, the oldest girl, is quite lovely and gave a strong performance. Vincent Cassel and Debora Bloch played her parents and Camille Belle was the love interest for the father. All is not as it seems however and when the true reason for the breakup comes out it does manage to surprise, at least a little. One has to wonder how many bathing suits a young girl like that might own, as it seems that Philipa never wears the same one twice.
- fb1144932598, Tuesday, January 3, 2012