Patrik 1,5, (Patrik Age 1.5)
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Goran and Sven are the perfect gay couple; they have a beautiful house in the suburbs, a solid relationship, a home full of love and warmth. Newly approved for adoption, they believe that baby Patrik, age 1.5, is on his way. One tiny decimal mistake later, they find themselves saddled with a 15-year-old homophobe....who may have a criminal past.-- (C) Regent
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This homey construct is warm, exactingly crafted and painted with pop-country tones."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"The Kids Are All Right cuts the same corners as this movie, it just uses a better knife."
‑ Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
"There's enough material here for two movies, and frankly, neither sounds like one I'd want to see."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Pretty funny and the humor ran alongside many pleasant and fulfilling arcs."
‑ Tim Cogshell, Boxoffice Magazine
"The anticlimactic child in Patrik, Age 1.5 isn't as nightmarish as Rosemary's Baby or the man-eating wooden branch-sucking-on-a-pacifier in Jan Svankmajer's Little Otik, but it sets off just as much anxiety."
‑ Diego Costa, Slant Magazine
"A film that always chooses optimism and wishful thinking over realism."
‑ Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
"It's predictable."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"It's so sincerely good-willed, and the performances are low-key and terrific, especially Skarsgård as the more big-hearted of the gay marrieds."
‑ Gerald Peary, Boston Phoenix
"certainly nothing we haven't seen before"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"... Patrik, Age 1.5 turns out to be the rare film which actually deserves the label "heartwarming"..."
‑ Sarah Boslaugh, Playback:stl
"In its murky light, the film is filled with details that seem utterly true..."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"Deftly combining low-key romance and gentle humor, the director, Ella Lemhagen (working from Michael Druker's 2008 play), stares down prejudice with a nudge and a wink rather than a soapbox."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"What looks on paper like the perfect setup for a farce is actually the makings of a sweet drama."
‑ Annlee Ellingson, Moving Pictures Magazine
"The kid's not all right in this appealing high-concept and surprisingly affecting romantic drama about a married gay couple who get a nasty surprise after believing they've adopted an ideal child."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
"Has a plot that sounds like it could easily be turned into bad comedy or melodrama but a talented, genuine cast keep it real."
‑ Brian Tallerico, HollywoodChicago.com
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