Actors of "Foxfire"
Directors of "Foxfire"Laurent CantetBirthdate: 15 June 1961, Melle, Deux-Sevres, France
Creators of "Foxfire"Robin CampilloLaurent CantetBirthdate: 15 June 1961, Melle, Deux-Sevres, France
Critic Reviews of "Foxfire"Globe and MailMay 16, 2014
A handsomely mounted but strangely prosaic period piece.Toronto StarMay 15, 2014
There's a ... sense that the drama based on Joyce Carol Oates' 1950-set novel is being explored by young women actually living the experiences of pushing back against a world they feel is determined to hold them down.Time OutAugust 06, 2013
In lesser hands, the same story could feel like a misguided, girl-power exploitation flick.Canada.comMay 16, 2014
It builds a rather convoluted bridge to nowhere.Shadows on the WallSeptember 03, 2013
It's a fascinating story packed with vivid characters, but the pacing is so meandering that the story never builds any momentum at all.The SkinnyAugust 13, 2013
Tighter editing could have elevated this from a respectable adaptation into something with an incisive edge, but at least it's a better take on the book than the misguided 1996 version ...Observer (UK)August 12, 2013
The acting is often frighteningly good, and a little coda set some years later is fascinating.Contactmusic.comAugust 12, 2013
Gifted filmmaker Cantet (The Class) packs this fascinating story with vivid characters, but fails to shape the narrative into something that holds our attentionLondon Evening StandardAugust 09, 2013
Individual performances range from striking to self-aware, with interaction often hesitant - a drawback in a story predicated on female unity.Financial TimesAugust 08, 2013
With the grim, ineluctable logic of resistance movements - the logic of mission creep and self-fulfilling vows of fanaticism - the girls move from non-conformism to violent confrontation, from empowerment to their and others' endangerment.GuardianAugust 08, 2013
The passion and sincerity of the performers carries the day.Daily Telegraph (UK)August 08, 2013
There's a certain ragged sincerity to the enterprise, but as a feminist tract it relies too much on repetitive blunt force, and as a piece of film-making it's often wearyingly drab.
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