Just throwing in a little I'm Spartacus-moment here:
I AM NICOLE!!
No, seriously, it is slowly starting to become frightening how much I relate to female coming-of-age films recently. First Frances Ha, than out of nowhere the duo of Mustang and Fish Tank and now Tu Dors, Nicole. Not that I mind or anything, it just surprises me that there aren't that many "great" male coming-of-agefilms (except The Graduate of course, that fucking masterpiece will never be beaten).
Anyhow, Tu Dors Nicole is actually so great, it may almost knock Frances Ha of her sweet, little #3 spot in my all-time-favorites list. Yes. It is that good. But to explain why it is that good is kind of difficult, so…