“There is hardly a shortage of movies about rock ‘n’ roll, but there are few as perfect as WE ARE THE BEST!.” – A.O. Scott, NY Times
“A blissfully funny film. Director Moodysson is masterly and there’s a magical sense of life caught on the fly. When measured by the pleasure it confers, WE ARE THE BEST! is a big deal that will be winning hearts-and even grownup minds-for a long time to come.”- Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
“If ever a movie earned the exclamation point in its title, it’s WE ARE THE BEST!. It feels practically revolutionary in its joy.” – Sheri Linden, LA Times
“An exhilarating blast of a movie. Totally irresistible. Director Moodysson sets fire
to clichés and the three young stars are radically fierce and funny. Prepared to be
wowed.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
WE ARE THE BEST!is the exuberant and joyful story of three young misfits growing up in early ’80s Stockholm. Pixieish, mohawk-sporting Klara and her best friend Bobo are 13-year-old rebels looking for a cause. Despite having no instruments-or discernible musical talent, the two put all their energy into forming an all-girl punk band, recruiting their shy, classical guitar-playing schoolmate Hedwig as the third wheel. With tender affection for its young characters
and the period in which the film is set, WE ARE THE BEST! paints an ebullient and sharply observant portrait of DIY spirit and growing up different.
The film is currently on screen in 20 markets with 15 more opening tomorrow, and a continued expansion planned into July. The film’s June 20th debut on iTunes and On Demand will make it available to virtually every household in America tomorrow, giving viewers the choice between the theatrical and home experience.