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North Sea Texas (Noordzee, Texas)

North Sea Texas
  • 2011
  • Belgium
  • 98 min
  • Directed by: Bavo Defurne
  • Cast: Eva van der Gucht, Thomas Coumans, Jelle Florizoone
  • UK release: 6 April 2012
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In a small town on the Belgian coast, 15-year-old Pim (Florizoone) falls for floppy-haired Gino (Vergels). It's easy on the eye and features sensitive performances, especially from Florizoone and van der Gucht as his voluptuous mother, but clichéd symbolism and a predictable story rob it of emotional impact.

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North Sea Texas

18 Apr 20122 stars

Sensitive performances fail to make this predictable coming of age story engaging

(15) 98 mins Given how difficult we’re lead to believe it is to get an independent film distributed in cinemas in the UK, you’d be forgiven for wondering why some of those that do reach our screens seem so familiar. North Sea Texas, the story of…

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