Patrik 1,5, (Patrik Age 1.5)
Patrik 1,5, (Patrik Age 1.5) (2010)

Goran and Sven are the perfect gay couple; they have a beautiful house in the suburbs, a solid relationship, a home full of love and warmth. Newly approved for adoption, they believe that baby Patrik, age 1.5, is on his way. One tiny… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 6, 2010
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This homey construct is warm, exactingly crafted and painted with pop-country tones.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The Kids Are All Right cuts the same corners as this movie, it just uses a better knife.

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

There's enough material here for two movies, and frankly, neither sounds like one I'd want to see.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

A film that always chooses optimism and wishful thinking over realism.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It's predictable.

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Gerald Peary
Boston Phoenix

It's so sincerely good-willed, and the performances are low-key and terrific, especially Skarsgård as the more big-hearted of the gay marrieds.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

In its murky light, the film is filled with details that seem utterly true...

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Deftly combining low-key romance and gentle humor, the director, Ella Lemhagen (working from Michael Druker's 2008 play), stares down prejudice with a nudge and a wink rather than a soapbox.

Annlee Ellingson
Moving Pictures Magazine

What looks on paper like the perfect setup for a farce is actually the makings of a sweet drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A sensitive and heartwarming drama that could have been easily filled with clichés and turned into a melodrama but is wise instead to develop its story in an… More
Jeff Talbott
Sweet and slightly melancholy Swedish film about a gay couple whose adoption of a supposed infant brings them a troubled 15 year old is both as simple as it… More
Cynthia S.
Very good movie! This surprisingly sweet and touching movie will be overlooked by the majority of viewers simply because it is a gay themed movie. Not quite a… More
Jesse Ortega
I'd say this is a good movie in spite of the fact that it really romanticizes the whole gay adoption debate, even though there really shouldn't be and… More
"I didn't quite know what to expect with this film, but I ended up loving it. The film tells the story of a gay couple looking to adopt. They come… More
Stefan P
I wish it hadn't started off as well as it did since it couldn't keep what it promised. After a while the funny scenes comes more and more rarely, and… More