Etienne! (2010)

Etienne! tells the story of Richard, a passive and shy type of guy who has an innocent perspective of the world. He has recently taken a sabbatical from college and is trapped in that stage of middle adulthood where one doesn't know… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 3, 2010
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Justin Chang

An affectionate, raggedy road movie that feels like a throwback to more innocent times.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

Our relationships with pets-and their more ambivalent bonds to us-are explored like everything else here: lightly.

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

The film hits enough of the right notes to overcome its half-baked brand of indie sentimentality.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

This peculiar little road movie is full of tiny, irresistible surprises.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette unique movie that works both as a kiddie pacifier and an arthouse curiosity, a little sweet slice of slacker life ... almost a parody of a certain kind of road movie, but there's nothing arch or self-conscious about it. It's darling.

Erik Childress

Etienne never finds easy resolutions and gains an emotional closure for the audience.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

An enormously likable peculiarity, a shambling road trip that effortlessly marries a guileless tone to knowing observations.

Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Boxoffice Magazine

Precisely all that you'd hope for but far more adorable than you can imagine.

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