My Beautiful Girl, Mari
My Beautiful Girl, Mari (2002)

My Beautiful Girl Mari concerns a lonely boy who must contend with a mother who constantly spends time with her boyfriend, a deceased father, his sick grandmother, and a cat who often goes missing. In response he becomes deeply involved in… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 18, 2002
DVD Release Date: July 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley

Softly sensuous from afar, but rather flighty on closer acquaintance, My Beautiful Girl, Mari is an extremely oblique animated feature that may, in fact, be about very little at all.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Visually striking but dramatically confusing animated feature from Korea.

Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

While familial subplots, schoolyard showdowns and a climactic sea storm feel somewhat detached from the narrative, the deep sense of longing that underlies this sweet-natured tale rings true.

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Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lee Sung-gang's exquisite tale of childhood remembrance and imagination is... a patient fantasy painted in swaths of color...

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
This Korean animation is a beautifully artistic film, that also contains a lot of heart. It perfectly captures the joys of childhood, from a reflective view of… More