Garšon Stupide
Garšon Stupide (2005)

Loic, a young, gay man in Switzerland, fills the emotional void of his turbulent sex life with dreams of self-betterment. When a casual but tender encounter with an older guy presents the promise of emotional connection and validation, Loic… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 30, 2005
DVD Release Date: May 16, 2006
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's voyeuristic and kinky and maybe a little judgmental.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Garcon Stupide never quite convinces us that it has a greater moral agenda beyond its graphic material.

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Don Willmott

Are you getting anywhere? Are you stupid? Lo´c will look you in the eye, and you'll have to face these questions.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Garšon Stupide is the rare piece of European sexual realism centered completely on a boy's awakening. Young women have dominated the genre in the last 10 years, especially in France. So the film is a welcome, though inferior changeup.

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Mario Tarradell
Dallas Morning News

Understanding the ins and outs of a young, detached psyche requires careful cinematic dialogue and introspection, qualities Mr. Baier can't muster in his feature debut.

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Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

Your interest is held by newcomer Pierre Chatagny, who captures all the infuriating, frustrating, incontestably sweet qualities of a young gay man in search of himself.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Unfortunately, just when you think Garcon Stupide is going somewhere, Baier screws it up with a melodramatic climax and a political message.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

It's the kind of discomforting movie that seems designed to remind you of wrong-headed or foolish moments in your own past. On that level, it may succeed only too well.

Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The movie could also be called Uninteresting Boy or Stares Blankly Into the Distance in a Way That's Supposed to Look Pensive but Just Makes Him Look Like an Underwear Model Boy.

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