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Home Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's a unique work of disturbing character poetry, though it may be a little too disturbing.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

August 27, 2010
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Darkly funny, haunting, and perhaps hopeful...there's a keen sense of absurdism (and in Agnès Godard's brilliant photography a sort of surrealist realism, if there is such a thing) in the circumstances. [Blu-ray]

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 20, 2010
Janice Page
Boston Globe
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Home is the engaging, darkly funny, surreal story of what happens when people who have thrived by keeping civilization at a safe distance suddenly find themselves pushed right back into its headlights.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

April 15, 2010
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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What happens would not make sense in many households, but in this one, it represents a certain continuity, and confirms deep currents we sensed almost from the first.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 15, 2010
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

This suburban horror tale of a family's disintegration once modern life begins encroaching is reminiscent of such films as "The Cement Garden"...

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B

April 3, 2010
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Moving from the richly filled, quiet life of Marthe and her clan to the hell that the road brings, the story...has a unique arc and is a true family tragedy.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B+

April 2, 2010
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Gradually the movie turns into an ironic assault on the inconvenient nature of civilization's conveniences.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

February 18, 2010
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Though the cautionary symbolism is clear here, the committee-written film (there were five scribes including Meier), smartly keeps its message quotient in check.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 18, 2009
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

A surrealistic look at a family thrown onto the chopping block of modern technology.

Full Review Source: Monsters and Critics | Original Score: 8/10

December 1, 2009
Erica Abeel
Film Journal International

This original but overlong fable about a family menaced by industrial progress captures fears about a planet out of control.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

November 30, 2009
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Eases down the road from an intimate family portrait to a disturbing environmental-disaster fable with a harrowing credibility that has more depth than most apocalypses.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 9/10

November 29, 2009
Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
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Working with all-star DP Agnès Godard, Meier effectively communicates the sense of upended privacy.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 25, 2009
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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The performers manage to overcome Meier's schematic framework-too "modern-day fairy tale" for its own good-though the director clearly knows which collaborators and elements to enlist for game-raising purposes.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

November 25, 2009
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Filmmaker Meier takes a clever look at family life by placing the characters in a surreal location and then twisting things outrageously

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 25, 2009
Rob Nelson
Variety
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Director Ursula Meier generally distinguishes her feature debut by not pushing elements to melodramatic or farcical extremes.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 1, 2009
Philip French
Observer [UK]

It's a nightmare metaphor for the horrors of the modern world, but will seem like everyday reality to anyone living around Heathrow or any motorway.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

August 11, 2009
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

A kind of anti-road movie, the first half is a genial rural snapshot but, when that bypass opens, the wheels come off and things take a turn for the surreal and boring.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

August 11, 2009
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

A deeply disconcerting provocation about the future of civilisation: a powerfully performed vision of an insignificant humanity.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

August 7, 2009
Wally Hammond
Time Out
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A first film of laudable ambition and Meier's directorial confidence suggests promise for the future.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

August 7, 2009
Toby Young
Times [UK]

It would have been more effective if Meier had exercised less restraint and allowed her characters to spin out of control.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

August 7, 2009
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