Appropriate Behaviour

Appropriate Behaviour

Appropriate Behaviour

Desiree Akhavan leads this Brooklyn-set romantic comedy that she also wrote and directed, following a young woman attempting to balance her three identities: ideal Persian daughter, empowered bisexual and twentysomething hipster. She’s not doing either of them well…

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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Frequently tests audience patience with its relentless deadpan affectlessness and insistence on leaving no Brooklyn cliche unmined.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

For all the brazen charms of this warm, funny debut, though, its quieter moments signal a profundity that’s really worth getting excited about.

4.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

A little bit different from the norm, and that – for now – is promising enough.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Very funny, even while it’s also being real and heartfelt.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Has its share of neurotic charms and funny one-liners, but it’s too tentative about digging into its identity conflicts -- sexual or cultural.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Not all of it works but it does breeze along, thanks to its likable characters and dry wit.

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Frequently tests audience patience with its relentless deadpan affectlessness and insistence on leaving no Brooklyn cliche unmined.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

For all the brazen charms of this warm, funny debut, though, its quieter moments signal a profundity that’s really worth getting excited about.

4.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

A little bit different from the norm, and that – for now – is promising enough.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Very funny, even while it’s also being real and heartfelt.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Has its share of neurotic charms and funny one-liners, but it’s too tentative about digging into its identity conflicts -- sexual or cultural.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Not all of it works but it does breeze along, thanks to its likable characters and dry wit.

3.0
0

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