Films in 50 words-ish: Tadpole

Buy it!At one point threatening to be a cinematic Catcher in the Rye, Tadpole was an enjoyable coming of age movie. The boy’s infatuation with his stepmother is a symptom of his wider feeling that he’s more mature than his peers; a feeling that eventually gives way to a coming of age in reverse.

A warming 7 out of 10

Crime of Father Amaro……The Red Circle

(originally posted to Vague Film Club website 20/07/2003)

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