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Jane Wants a Boyfriend movie rating: red light

Jane Wants a Boyfriend Louisa Krause Gabriel Ebert red light

While it’s nice to see a story about a woman on the spectrum, this drama about a young woman with Asperger’s looking for love and independence is stilted, forced, phony, emotionally implausible, and — contrary to all apparent hopes for itself — rather paternalistic and patronizing.
I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

(My Ratings posts are a quick way for me to share my reaction to a film. This post will be updated if/when I ever write a review. Feel free to discuss the movie in depth in the comments section.)


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