If there's a gripe, "Look at Me" winds up a bit muddily. Its naturalistic characters seem to be reaching for resolutions the filmmakers fail to find for them. Lolita, for example, learns that not everyone is out to use her, but what we are supposed to gather from her discovery is frustratingly vague.
What "Look at Me" does right is forgo the coming-of-age story in favor of a refreshing one about real people. They are so interesting, it's tempting to watch them fade out with the hope that Jaoui and Bacri will make a sequel. At least it's not too much to ask that they return with more stories very soon. Wayne Melton
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