Hollywood Reporter Review: Young Girls in Black

Hollywood Reporter: Jean Paul Civeyrac researched double suicides for over a decade before making the over-indulgent "Young Girls in Black," which boils teenage torment down to existential ennui. Teenagers would approve of the "us vs. them" (adults) theme, but the long, silent scenes of characters staring sullenly off into space should prove too tedious for younger audiences. This is by-the-books art house cinema, in which the aesthetics of an idea, even one as complex as suicide, rule over the emotions behind it.

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