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Be My Star


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    Film Comment: Haden Guest
    January 03, 2018 | January/February 2018 Issue (pp. 33-34)

    What at first appears to be an intimate vérité coming-of-age story focused on awkward teenage romance quickly gives way to a nuanced study of the sociocultural pressures shaping the everyday reality and worldview of German youth. The film's bravura in-medias-res opening announces the major themes of Be My Star, while showcasing the crisp jump cuts and naturalistic performances that give bold energy to Grisebach's signature stylized realism.