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Mouth to Mouth

  • Film
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars
Made before ‘Juno’, just following ‘Hard Candy’ in 2005, this sees Ellen Page (right) in another rebellious teenager role, as spiky Goth Sherry in fellow Canadian-born director Alison Murray’s uneven debut. A meandering road trip of a movie, loosely based on Murray’s own experiences as a 15-year-old, it journeys from the addict-filled streets of Berlin to the raves of Spain as Sherry joins a VW van-load of travelling cultish communards, whose (bare-torsoed) leaders’ anti-drug and rehabilitative rhetoric belies the reality of their sexual predation and power-freak obsessiveness. Despite its lively hand-held camerawork and aura of sleazy realism, it’s too fundamentally naive, humourless and psychologically shallow to convince.
Written by Wally Hammond

Release Details

  • Release date:Friday 9 May 2008
  • Duration:101 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Alison Murray
  • Screenwriter:Alison Murray
  • Cast:
    • Eric Thal
    • Natasha Wightman
    • Ellen Page
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