Ryna (2005)

Raised as a boy by an overbearing father, Ryna is a beautiful teenage girl who has many suitors from close and far. In order to live the life she desires, she will need to rebel against her father.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 3, 2005
DVD Release Date: September 5, 2006
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Deborah Young

Much of the pic's strength is in leaning on the frail shoulders of newcomer Dorotheea Petre, who is insightful and refreshingly contemporary as a boy-girl-woman searching for her identity.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

As I already said, I couldn't take my eyes off of her. And, I couldn't care about all the forces affecting her destiny more.

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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

Zenide showcases Petre in a role of few words and much feeling. It's an auspicious debut in a sensitive drama, despite its less than original contours.

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Boyd van Hoeij

The first approach to the main character is a piece of virtuoso filmmaking (...) but the film does not maintain this wedding of thematic coherence and enigmatic visual style, its narrative soon revealing itself to be predictable and bland.

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