Modra (2010)

Two teenagers learn you don't have to be in love to break someone's heart in this drama. Seventeen-year-old Lina (Hallie Switzer) visits her mother's family in Modra, Slovakia every summer, but she finds herself facing the… More

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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Nothing wrong with making an audience do some imaginative work, but hell, not all the work.

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Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

An intimately scaled and emotionally vivid study of two young people forging a connection.

Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

The result is what every indie director strives for -- an emotionally true movie that looks like it cost about 10 times its actual budget.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Modra has been hard-wired with an earnestness that is, for the most part, impossible to resist...

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Adam Nayman

That the director's Slovakian relatives appear in background roles as members of Lina's extended clan gives MODRA the feeling of a home movie, but it's more accurate to say that this is personal filmmaking of a refreshingly modest stripe.

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Red Lats
Put together a girl who was just dumped by her boyfriend, a trip to Slovakia, a last minute substitute boy as a travel companion, and 17 year-old passions and… More
Edward Boxler
What a wonderful little film this is. Director Ingrid Veninger channels a Sofia Coppola sensibility, turning Modra into a "Lost in Translation in… More
John Ballantine
Lovely genuine film about a teenager discovering her roots in Slovakia...and her unlikely companion. The kids and the town are the stars as believable… More