"[Patricia] Rozema achieved something quite remarkable with this film. In a decade when the New Queer Cinema almost demanded radical formal innovation, she chose to step in the opposite direction, opting for the warm comforts of narrative convention [...]."
-- Matthew Hays
Hays, Matthew. "Where is Here? Here Is Queer: Four Defining Bent Moments in Toronto Films." In Toronto on Film , by Geoff Pevere. Edited by Steve Gravestock and Kate Lawrie Van de Ven. Toronto: Toronto International Film Festival, 2009. (p. 146)