Big Girls Don't Cry
Big Girls Don't Cry (2002)

Maria von Heland makes her feature-length directorial debut with the teen drama Grosse Mädchen Weinen Nicht (Big Girls Don't Cry). Set in Berlin, where traditional and poor Kati (Anna Maria Muhe) is best friends with liberal and wealthy… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2003
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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times

A refreshing reminder that learning how to navigate danger is a big part of being a teenager, and that no kind of upbringing -- or nifty home furnishings -- can or should shield a young adult from life outside her doors.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It felt as heavy as a German meal of dumplings and gravy.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Sleek, not-quite- trashy-enough melodrama.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A] tiresome melange of teen depression, teen sex, teen crime, and teen friendship...

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Now this is adolescence! This German film is a real gem! Deeply emotional, it is the gripping story of the coming-of-age of two best friends who come to face… More