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I Believe in Unicorns

Press Mentions

  • Variety Mar 24, 2014

    Filmmaker Leah Meyerhoff makes a strong impression with her drama about a fantasy-prone teenage girl who mistakes a brooding bad boy for Prince Charming...

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  • Filmmaker Magazine Mar 9, 2014

    I Believe in Unicorns is one of the most authentic and down-to-earth coming of age stories I've seen in cinema ...

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  • LA Weekly Mar 12, 2014

    Peter Vack & Natalia Dyer of I Believe In Unicorns ...

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  • NPR Feb 27, 2015

    Radio interview with I Believe in Unicorns director and Film Fatales founder Film Fatales

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  • Screen International Mar 11, 2014

    A unique and gently striking style, resulting in an appealing left-field story of teen love, adventure and trauma ...

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  • Austin Chronicle Mar 12, 2014

    The film's authenticity sustains itself because of Meyerhoff's creative attention to detail and the small cast's top-notch acting ...

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  • Indiewire May 14, 2015

    A young woman's real world relationship and fantasy imaginations...

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  • The Skinny Jun 24, 2014

    Refreshing in its sexual frankness and uniquely feminine perspective on young love’s complications, the dreamily evocative Unicorns is a beautiful 16mm nightmare...

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  • Huffington Post Nov 20, 2014

    Haunting, and beautiful, and as painful as love can be, "I Believe in Unicorns" left me musing on the power of our personal magic, wondering why we choose to spend it where we do...

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  • Women and Hollywood Mar 10, 2014

    I Believe in Unicorns offers an alternative role model for teen girls in her resourceful, willful protagonist ...

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  • No Film School Mar 12, 2014

    Shooting a film on Super 16 is about as rare these days as, I don't know, spotting a unicorn ...

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  • Complex Mar 11, 2014

    One viewing of I Believe In Unicorns and it's clear: Leah Meyerhoff has incredible vision...

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  • Indiewire Mar 18, 2014

    Writer-director Leah Meyerhoff asks a lot of Dyer for the emotionally taxing role, and Dyer flies with the challenge. She's complete dynamite. ...

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  • Moveable Feast Mar 12, 2014

    The filmmaker's unwavering commitment to make both realms as real as other is what separates the film from other coming-of-age stories, unmistakable in its authenticity ...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood Jan 30, 2014

    Two of the eight films competing for the Best Narrative Feature prize are directed or co-directed by a woman...

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  • Seensome Jul 4, 2014

    A complex and captivating character study that announces Meyerhoff as a fresh new voice in American independent cinema...

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  • The Wild Apr 1, 2014

    Meyerhoff is paving the way for females in film...

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  • Blog Critics Apr 21, 2015

    For her debut feature film, Meyerhoff shines...

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  • Boulder Weekly Apr 16, 2015

    Intimate and profound...

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  • IFP Dec 10, 2013

    Our jury, in a unanimous decision, was blown away by this film and by Leah's talent...

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  • Ion Cinema Apr 16, 2013

    US in Progress Paris have selected film items from the likes of Michael Tully, Leah Meyerhoff ...

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  • Indiewire Jun 11, 2012

    The Independent Filmmaker Project has announced the 2012 Narrative Independent Filmmaker Lab Lineup inlcuding Unicorns...

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  • Whoa Apr 7, 2012

    A must see for the sake of humanity...

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  • Examiner Mar 8, 2014

    We all believe in something. Fairy tales, true love, unicorns...

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  • Conrad Magazine Dec 1, 2013

    I'll consider my films successful if girls in the middle of nowhere see them and feel there's a kindred spirit out there.

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  • Interview Magazine Aug 1, 2012

    So the movie is part magical realism, and part sort of hyper neo-realism.

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