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Christopher Null
June 30, 2005
a kind of aborted film that's mostly about how paranoid people are, and not the mind-f*** that it really ought to have been
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jason Gorber
Film Scouts
June 21, 2007
Leave it to the French to take all the fun out of a Zombie flick, overly intellectualizing even the most base of cinema forms.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Henry Northmore
The List
July 16, 2013
A contemplative off-beat drama taking a very original look at how society copes with death.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anton Bitel
July 15, 2013
Occupying a crepuscular space between life and death, wakefulness and sleep, arthouse and genre, Campillo's astonishing debut is as unnervingly oneiric as it is oddly moving.
Mark R. Leeper
October 6, 2004
A creative and intelligent recycling of the dead returning for non-horror purposes, but it runs into pacing problems toward the middle.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
October 19, 2007
[Director Robin Campillo's] camera seems to deliberately circle around death, examining it from every angle.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
July 2, 2006
...this film's engagingly original premise allows for some probing social exploration but ultimately fails to draw any real conclusions.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
July 2, 2006
It's an original in a genre done to death (pun intended).
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
March 11, 2005
A triumph of internal horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
October 6, 2005
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
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