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.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Filmmakers Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas have crafted a beautiful tale of alienation, solitude, and existential anxiety.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Keeps an unsentimental distance from its titular saint-savant and the existential crisis he endures.
| Original Score: 4/5
A mesmerizing, beautiful drama, "Jean Gentil" is the rare film that teaches one to see.
| Original Score: 4/4