Electrick Children Synopsis
Rachel, a young Mormon girl, believes she became pregnant by immaculate conception.
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
Rebecca Thomas's debut feature is a sensible and humane exploration of youthful curiosity.
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Village Voice

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Electrick Children juggles heavy things, with humor and sobriety in their proper, Book of Ecclesiastes turn. Best of all, Thomas has an...
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60

Time Out New York

The best moments in filmmaker Rebecca Thomas’s debut feature manage flashes of wide-eyed grace — that is, when the overly precious,...
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60

Total Film

By Paul Bradshaw
Careful, kids – rock’n’roll can get you pregnant. Or that’s what one Mormon teen believes in this cute lo-fi indie from first-timer Rebecca...
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60

The Guardian

Rebecca Thomas's gauzy debut about a 15-year-old Mormon who believes she's had an immaculate conception after hearing a cover of Blondie's...
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Empire

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An interesting and catchy take on a traditional tale of repressed teenage rebellion.
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Though unevenly told and at times too fanciful for its own good, Electrick Children marks an intriguing feature debut for its risk-taking...
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Electrick Children is well acted and refreshingly nonjudgmental, but its narrative continuity is tenuous at best. As it jounces along...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
This material could so easily have tipped over into false sentimentality, but everyone works with a steady hand. Rebecca Thomas makes an...
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Rated R | For Language, including brief sexual references