Our Song
Our Song (2001)

A tale set in modern-day, Crown Heights, Brooklyn--Latisha, Maria, and Joycelyn are long-time friends and classmates facing the brink of adulthood. The trio has one very strong tie in common: they are talented, hard-working members of their… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 23, 2001
DVD Release Date: January 14, 2003
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Graced with such a realistic feel that it resembles a documentary, Our Song is a sensitive portrayal of three teenage girls.

Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

It's an astonishing movie, with a real-life feel.

Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

Anyone who understands the subtle shadings of friendship will appreciate Our Song's realistic slice of teen life.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Honest, positive look at urban teens with mature themes.

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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News

It says something positive about human resilience under duress.

Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

That rare thing, an American movie that looks at teenagers' life with sensitivity and empathy and humanity.

Betsy Bozdech

At times, Our Song feels like a documentary, never once seeming forced or far-fetched.

Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

A truly fresh performance can do wonders for a movie, and Our Song has three of them.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Beautifully illuminates that poised-on-the-edge period of adolescence and the sad weight of leaving childhood behind.

John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

Jim McKay's "Our Song" is a bittersweet reverberation to the brittleness of friendship.

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