Senki (Shadows) (2007)

Senki (Shadows)



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A successful young doctor with a beautiful wife, a happy child, and a comfortable house finds his life suddenly changed in ways he never thought possible after being injured in a serious car accident. To the outside eye Lazar Perkov (Boris Nacev) has everything -- indeed his friends and colleagues have even gone so far as to christen him with the nickname "Lucky." But appearances can sometimes be deceptive, and despite having all the creature comforts, Lazar is constantly trying to live up to … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
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Bavaria Film International - Official Site


as Dr. Lazar Perkov

as Lazar Perkov

as Dr. Vera Perkova

as Dr. Vera Perkova

as Ignjat Perkov

as Dr. Shishkin
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All Critics (16) | Top Critics (6)

Milcho Manchevski's Shadows is visually striking but gets bogged down in supernatural clichés.

Full Review… | January 30, 2009
New York Post
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An unwieldy hybrid of historical allegory and supernatural mystery.

Full Review… | January 30, 2009
New York Times
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A respectable enough little ghost story, but it loses a lot of sparkle by being similar to such other guy-talks-to-the-dead thrillers as The Sixth Sense and Ghost Town.

Full Review… | January 29, 2009
AV Club
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Shifting between garish city and bucolic scenes, Shadows offers some arresting images but fails to make good on its intriguing early scenes, with frissons of uncanny menace sunk by a glib, awkwardly paced and increasingly cliché screenplay.

Full Review… | January 29, 2009
Time Out
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[The] two very attractive leads, Mr. Nacev and Ms. Stanojevska, were picked out of a pool of aspirants in Macedonia and its neighboring countries. Actually, they are so arresting together that it is truly unearthly.

Full Review… | January 28, 2009
New York Observer
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If not for the hypnotic atmosphere, lush cinematography, and frequent, if random, softcore humping, we'd have seen these ghosts before.

Full Review… | January 27, 2009
Village Voice
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