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Jean Gentil Reviews

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times
April 19, 2012
The filmmakers have no patience for details, either basic or telling. Their elliptical method starts to seem lazy, and Jean's plight, a journey from bad to bad, starts to seem a stacked deck.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine
April 21, 2012
Filmmakers Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas have crafted a beautiful tale of alienation, solitude, and existential anxiety.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
April 17, 2012
Keeps an unsentimental distance from its titular saint-savant and the existential crisis he endures.
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David Fear
Time Out
April 17, 2012
Genuinely transcendent.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
April 26, 2012
A mesmerizing, beautiful drama, "Jean Gentil" is the rare film that teaches one to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Boyd van Hoeij
Variety
February 23, 2012
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New York Times
April 20, 2012
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