"...UNCANNILY REALISTIC, MYSTERIOUS and EROTIC!
This is a relationship picture that plays like
an emotional thriller." --Roger Ebert, THE CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
"...GORGEOUS!...A smartly made, hedonistic
spectacle of alluring, nubile characters, sun-warmed narcissism
and breathtaking color that approaches the exoticism
of Vietnamese filmmaker Anh Hung Tran
("The Scent of Green Papaya" and "Cyclo")." --Desson Thomson, THE WASHINGTON POST
"A WORK OF THE UTMOST SUBTLETY AND PERCEPTION!
The outstanding feature debut of writer-director
Eric Byler, who understands the power of the implicit
and the virtues of simplicity and economy. ...Every image is
charged with wit, significance and emotion. Would that all
love stories were as sophisticated and amusing as
the satisfying "Charlotte Sometimes." --Kevin Thomas, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
"...NOTABLY CINEMATIC STORYTELLING! The deft shading Byler elicits from his thesps is of a piece with his dramatics and his understated, artful approach to compositions and movement.."
--Robert Koehler, VARIETY
"...Writer-director Eric Byler demonstrates a refreshing trust in his material and his audience, crafting a compact, intriguing drama from understated performances and a subtle visual sensibility."
--Sheri Linden, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
" A SEXY, SURPRISING ROMANCE!
Idemoto and Kim make a gorgeous pair... their scenes brim with
sexual possibility and emotional danger." --Carla Meyer, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE