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  • Summary: A direct and compassionate look at a teenager's struggle to of adapt to life as a gay young man. (Picture This! Entertainment)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. Reviewed by: Joshua Katzman
    80
    While Cazeneuve's story is about gay love, it also charts universal truths about adolescent romance and high school politics with great aplomb.
  2. There's a naturalness to the entire cast, yet there is considerable depth to the portrayals, and the interplay between the characters is exceptionally rich and nuanced.
  3. 70
    Screenwriter Vincent Molina and director Fabrice Cazaneuve are wonderfully calm about the tumult of teen life.
  4. 60
    Though its milieu is often ugly and its story fairly soft, You'll Get Over It gets by thanks to its cast. The French film industry has a knack for finding attractive, expressive young actors, and this movie is no exception.
  5. The story's celebration of honesty is commendable, even if the treatment of homophobia is no deeper than the hero's swimming pool.
  6. 40
    Too breezily, You’ll Get Over It gets over it--the dewy, abrupt optimism of its ending seems wholly unearned.
  7. 25
    What's Vincent to do? Will he come out of the closet? Will he lead the swim team to victory at the big match? Will he find happiness with Noemie? Does anybody care?

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2