• Released
  • June 3, 1998
  • NR
  • Drama
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Show Me Love Synopsis
A Swede (Alexandra Dahlstrom) considers a lesbian relationship.
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Critic Ratings

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89

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
So full of good stuff that it's impossible not to fall in love with it.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

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Moodysson has an uncanny eye and ear for teen speech and attitude, and is able to capture it without the usual condescension and...
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87

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Moodysson's teen protagonists are more complex than both the high school stereotypes (the nerd, the jock, the beauty queen) in films like...
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83

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Paula Nechak
Not only feels real, but it avoids preciousness and cute eccentricity and, in its lean, almost grave, cut-and-dried delivery makes more of...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Its portrait of adolescence seems so authentic that it puts most Hollywood products to shame.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Charming and, compared with most Hollywood films like it, refreshing.
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75

Portland Oregonian

By Diana Abu-Jaber
American teens will respond to the directness of the issues here, as well as the film's brisk and risky tone.
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Shot on reverse film, poet-turned-director Lukas Moodyson's debut feature has a grainy, immediate feel that nicely enhances the story's...
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63

New York Daily News

Grainy color stock and tight closeups give the film a realistic feel that's accentuated by natural performances from the able young cast.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A light, breezy, often charming little film, with a good cast playing mostly shallow characters.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Poignant subtitled story about two teen girls in love.
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