Pim, an introverted child, occupies his time drawing and fantasizing while keeping his emerging desires a secret. As a teenager, he grows infatuated with Gino, the handsome boy next door. When a hunky young man from the local fair starts living with Pim and his mother, he seizes the opportunity to leave home and move in with Gino's family. His plan backfires as Gino departs, romancing and living with a girl from across the border. It seems like Pim's dreams will never come true, but then one rainy day Gino returns home...
- Bavo Defurne
- Jelle Florizoone, Eva Van Der Gucht, Nina Marie Kortekaas, Mathias Vergels, Luk Wyns, Thomas Coumans
A simmering drama powered by fully drawn characters and fine performances.Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, 11.01.2012
"North Sea Texas" explores emergent sexuality and first love with a refreshing optimism.Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 11.01.2012
A soulful, slightly hyperreal comedy ...Chris Packham, Village Voice, 11.01.2012
It's not just that film is underdeveloped - it's that it feels unwilling to develop, preferring to leave its characters and plot points static. The result feels stunted.Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Chicago Sun-Times, 02.13.2013