GFF REVIEW: ‘Sweetheart’ (2021) is an Instant Coming of Age Classic

March 4, 2021
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GFF REVIEW: ‘Sweetheart’ (2021) is an Instant Coming of Age Classic

March 4, 2021

There is no tougher time to get to grips with our identity than as a teenager. It’s what makes the transition to adulthood such fertile ground for cinematic storytelling – there’s intense emotions, the desire to carve one’s own path, and familial rifts that come from figuring out you might not be who your parents want you to be. In her debut Sweetheart, director Marley Morrison manages to perfectly capture the painful nuances of adolescence; the struggle between doing your absolute utmost to outwardly convey a cool kind of confidence, while masking a swamp of insecurity and anxiety underneath. 

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