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Breathing Reviews

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Elegant cinematography by Martin Gschlacht, one of Austria's most sought-after lensers, gives "Breathing" added depth.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 31, 2012
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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"Breathing" stands as a sure-handed look at an individual's slow journey toward realization.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 30, 2012
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Markovics shows a keen attention to performers that you'd expect from a thespian-turned-director.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

August 28, 2012
Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman

Low-key, sombre, and slightly more lively than the coffins.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 3/5

April 29, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

An affecting, unsentimental film with a strong central performance from Thomas Schubert.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

April 22, 2012
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Not exactly life-affirming, but Schubert's performance is so eloquent and Markovics's direction so sure that the film blazes with an extraordinary power.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

April 20, 2012

Film4

A provocative debut that captures its subject under glass and is content to observe. It's painful and poetic but a shade too introspective for its own good.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

April 20, 2012
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A beautifully judged, small-scale human drama that lingers in the memory long after some of those rowdy, big-budget blockbusters have faded.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 4/5

April 20, 2012
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Markovics's script circles around the themes of death and life in thoughtful and elegant ways: it is a well-carpentered screenplay which bears every sign of having been a labour of love, worked on fruitfully over many years.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

April 19, 2012
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

As an actor-turned-director film, Markovics bracing debut is up there with Xavier Beauvois' of Gods and Men.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

April 19, 2012
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Markovics flexes his muscles on the other side of the camera with terrific effect. A fine, moving debut for the new writer/director.

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

April 19, 2012
Matt Glasby
Total Film

Thoughtfully shot by first-time director Karl Markovics, the only warmth comes from the stiffening cadavers.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

April 9, 2012
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Poignant story of a nineteen-year-old at a Austrian juvenile detention center who gets a probation job at a morgue and begins inching toward a new life.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

March 26, 2012
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a persistently watchable piece of work that never quite becomes the riveting piece of work Markovics obviously wants it to be...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 18, 2011
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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There's no superficial flash here, just patient and compassionate storytelling gradually immersing us in this young man's world, as first-timer Schubert's vulnerable adolescent grows up before our very eyes.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

November 18, 2011
Michael Nordine
Village Voice
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A film of unreconciled impulses, Breathing is by turns vaguely sentimental and cooly detached in a manner that's ultimately more off-putting than it is complementary.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 4, 2012
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Can a film be faulted for being too sympathetic toward its characters, for limning a milieu with extraneous humanism?

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

March 24, 2012

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012

Sight and Sound
April 24, 2012
Mark Kermode
BBC Radio Five Live
April 24, 2012
Charles Gant
Variety
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November 18, 2011
Dan Fainaru
Screen International
September 8, 2011
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