Liliom (1934) - Rotten Tomatoes

Liliom (1934)





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Adaptation of the Ferenc Molnar play about a man who goes to Heaven after his death, and there is put on trial to determine if he should be given his wings. Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Charles Spaak/ Bernard Zimmer, Robert Liebmann, Fritz Lang
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 30, 2004
Europa Films


Charles Boyer
as Liliom Zadowski
Robert Arnoux
as Strong Arm
Raoul Marco
as Detective
Antonin Artaud
as Knife Grinder
Odette Florelle
as Mme. Muskat
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Critic Reviews for Liliom

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

M. Boyer enjoys excellent support in Mile. Ozeray.

Full Review… | October 28, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

Fantastic elements are well-handled by the normally ice-cold realist Lang.

Full Review… | October 28, 2014
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A lovely addition to the Lang filmography. It reveals a less harsh, less paranoid filmmaker.

Full Review… | February 24, 2012
Combustible Celluloid

Boyer makes for a fine lovable louse, giving the film gusto.

Full Review… | March 4, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A major work, a masterpiece.

Full Review… | February 8, 2007
Film Freak Central

It's both better than its earlier reputation, which was based on the cut version, and yet still disappointing in some ways.

Full Review… | July 19, 2006
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Liliom


remake of a 1930 early talkie first directed by frank borzage this time helmed by the gr8 master fritz lang.

Watched this on a whim. I really wanted it to be better. I didn't find the plot to be interesting, and the I really hated Liliom's character. While it may stick true to the source, I despised Liliom himself. I did, however, enjoy the old special effects. It's amazing what was accomplished back then.

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