Set Me Free

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Released 1999

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Set Me Free

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Released:
1999
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In the 1960s, Hanna (Karine Vanasse), a teen girl with a troubled home life, finds solace in films, especially those starring actress Anna Karina, who reminds her of her schoolteacher (Nancy Huston). Hanna's father (Miki Manojlovic) is an unhappy poet, her mother (Pascale Bussières) is exhausted from work and their marriage is failing. Hanna finds support in her brother (Alexandre Merineau) and in Laura (Charlotte Christeler), a girl at school to whom she is becoming increasingly attracted.

Metacritic Score

  • 90

    The New York Times Lawrence Van Gelder

    Propelled by a captivating, wrenching performance by Karine Vanasse as Hanna, a 13-year-old girl adrift in a sea of powerful emotions in Montreal in 1963.

  • 75

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie gets a little confused toward the end, I think, as its writer and director, Lea Pool, tries to settle things that could have been left unresolved.

  • 75

    Philadelphia Inquirer Desmond Ryan

    Stands apart from the trite conventions of most coming-of-age drama chiefly through the originality of Pool's approach and the honesty and conviction of Karine Vanasse's portrait o...

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