Patrik, Age 1.5 Synopsis
Adoptive partners receive a delinquent teenager instead of the infant they were expecting.

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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Sweet, generous and tonally sure, Patrik, Age 1.5 has a nostalgic feel, and not just because of a soundtrack skewed toward last-millennium...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
This most observant and involving film has three strengths: It shows that a strongly family-oriented, middle-class suburbia is initially...
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75

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Yet Patrik, Age 1.5 does go further than "The Kids Are All Right" in its willingness to test the limits of mainstream tolerance for...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The cute little domestic comedy gains a slightly rough edge - maybe Sven isn't meant to be a father or a husband.
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
This homey construct is warm, exactingly crafted and painted with pop-country tones, but it's lacking a deep foundation where the issues...
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

By Tim Cogshell
Along the way Göran and Sven suffer the standard indignities of a Gay couple in an idyllic Swedish neighborhood. Which, as it turns out,...
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60

Village Voice

One is never bored, thanks to the innate charms of Skarsgård and young Ljungman.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Patrik Age 1.5 has a single drawback that can't be overlooked, at least from the standpoint of an American viewer. It's predictable.
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40

Time Out New York

How Göran and his new charge bond (party boy Sven quickly splits) is the stuff of time-tested trite melodrama.
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Five Word Review

By tokyophil
Moving depiction- gay couple adopts...