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Oslo, August 31st Reviews

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

It's a cold, detached, very Scandinavian film, neither as sharp nor as oddly exhilarating as Malle's.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

November 6, 2011
Will Leitch
Deadspin

Sad, but wise, and clear-eyed about what it means to drift through life until it's suddenly too late to turn back.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: A

June 23, 2013
Will McCord
Paste Magazine

Though the film provides a gentle wash of dark feelings, one can't help but feel cleansed by it and more alive when it ends.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 8.5/10

May 25, 2012
Ela Bittencourt
Slant Magazine

The evocation of things ending suffuses the film with melancholy, as Anders increasingly becomes an observant rather than a participant in his own life.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 19, 2012
Paul M. Bradshaw
Little White Lies

An astounding achievement, Joachim Trier's haunting film will stay with you for weeks.

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

November 3, 2011
Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The film so gracefully replicates its protagonist's drifting moods that its full emotional weight doesn't immediately seem as heavy as it is.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

November 9, 2011
Veronika Ferdman
L.A. Weekly
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With a predilection for long takes, alternating between tripod setups and handheld camera work that's reflective of Anders' unease, Trier presents life as an unceasingly tepid stream of the mundane -- with an occasional, exquisite pinprick of hope.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

January 8, 2013

While not a film for the dispirited - though such a mindset may better empathise with Anders' soul-searching journey - it does have a peculiar honesty to it.

Full Review Source: Real.com | Original Score: 3/5

November 6, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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"Oslo, August 31st" is quietly, profoundly, one of the most observant and sympathetic films I've seen.

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

August 30, 2012
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

A remarkable film with a mesmerizing performance by actor Lie.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

June 26, 2012
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix

As the final shots mirror the first, you reflect on how life goes on, with and without us.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 4/4

August 23, 2012
Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

...a quietly stunning masterpiece-all of life, in a single day.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

May 24, 2012
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Without any flashiness or grandstanding, Joachim Trier and Anders Danielsen Lie make us sympathize with the character on a deeply personal level.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B+

April 13, 2012
Stephen Silver
EntertainmentTell

It's an absolutely moving and devastating film, and one of the most jarring looks at addiction you'll ever see on screen.

Full Review Source: EntertainmentTell | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 25, 2012
Allan Hunter
Screen International

There are traces of humour to alleviate the gloom of Oslo, August 31st and some beautiful incidental moments.

Full Review Source: Screen International

July 20, 2011
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The film is overlong, spinning its sequential disenchantments. But mood and place are believable.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 3/5

November 3, 2011
Eric Kohn
indieWIRE

A powerful, upfront document of a recovering drug addict confronting the demons of his past.

Full Review Source: indieWIRE | Original Score: B+

July 2, 2012
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Trier has adapted a 1930s French novel, which in 1963 Louis Malle filmed as 'Le Feu Follet', but this feels totally fresh and modern in its concerns. It's also devastating.

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

November 1, 2011
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A searing portrait of a young man's chronic loneliness.

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

March 26, 2012
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

There are echoes, a little DNA of "Wings of Desire" here.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: A-

July 15, 2012
Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist
May 24, 2012
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