Appropriate Behaviour

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Desiree Akhavan: ‘The only mainstream queer female stories have been directed by men – it disgusts me’
The US/Iranian film-maker’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post won the grand jury prize at this year’s Sundance. She talks about coming out – and being hailed by Maxine Peake as the ‘ambassador of cool’

Miranda Sawyer

12, Aug, 2018 @8:00 AM

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And the Braddie goes to … Peter Bradshaw's favourite films of the year
Awards season has awoken again, and it’s time for my personal award category list of the best films this year. Here, in no particular order, are this year’s “Braddies”…

Peter Bradshaw

18, Dec, 2015 @11:52 AM

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The best films of 2015 so far – UK
Gathering together the best movies released in the UK this year, updated weekly

Guardian film

01, Sep, 2015 @12:30 PM

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Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel books another week atop UK box office
No room for South African robot caper Chappie as the later-life comedy sequel comfortably matches its own predecessor

Charles Gant

10, Mar, 2015 @5:56 PM

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Appropriate Behaviour review – a razor-sharp bisexual rom-com
Desiree Akhavan writes, directs and stars in this sardonic comedy following the romantic crises of a young Iranian-American woman

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

08, Mar, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Appropriate Behaviour review – funny, risky and in excitingly bad taste
Desiree Akhavan’s hip debut about New York twentysomethings is sexually candid and exhilarating, if slightly precious

Peter Bradshaw

05, Mar, 2015 @10:45 PM

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Desiree Akhavan on Appropriate Behaviour and not being the ‘Iranian bisexual Lena Dunham’
The writer and director’s new film is a bittersweet comedy of breakups, threesomes and deadpan hipsters. Just how autobiographical is it?

Hadley Freeman

05, Mar, 2015 @6:38 PM

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