"An intriguing rites-of-passage story with a delirious, skewed perspective and an almost palpable sexual pulse."
- Damon Wise, Empire Magazine
"The originality of this unexpectedly upbeat rites-of-passage film is a breath of fresh air.
- Wendy Ide, The Times (London)
"Jamie Bell is superb!"
atthew Turner, View London
"A viewing delight!"
- Derek Elley, Variety
"Erotic, well-acted and beautifully photographed.
- Philip French, The Observer (UK)
"David Mackenzie's direction is exuberant."
- Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian (UK)