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Sátántangó (Satan's Tango) Reviews

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Jason Anderson
Artforum

It may sound absurd to say that a seven-hour movie has hardly a wasted moment -- as famously insisted by Susan Sontag -- but Tarr's minimalism has maximum impact, especially when the film's satiric nature becomes more prominent in the final hour.

Full Review Source: Artforum

May 21, 2014
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Attention-grabbing from the first moments and unwilling to relinquish its grip for any part of its hypertrophic running time.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

March 31, 2014
Dan Jardine
Slant Magazine

The food is delicious...but the portions are SO LARGE!

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 86/100

August 1, 2010
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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Its seven-hour runtime warns off dabblers, the one-screening-a-day bulk defies profit motive, and its protagonists -- Tarr's "poor, ugly, sad, and damned people" -- deny expectations of pleasure. It is also, at times, funny as hell.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 20, 2009
Derek Elley
Variety
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The marathon Satan's Tango is a magnum opus to end all magna opera, a dark, funny, apocalyptic allegory of the Hungarian psyche that stimulates, irritates, soothes and startles with blinding strokes of genius in equal turn.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Phil Hall
Film Threat

Those with a strong will for art house extremes will strike gold here, while those demanding speed and snap may doze throughout the endeavor.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

July 27, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It is a good movie. It's a great movie, in fact, one of the greatest of all movies.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

July 25, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A fascinating seven-hour epic black comedy in entropy (ponderous musings on misery and despair) by the internationally acclaimed Hungarian director Béla Tarr.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A+

February 2, 2008
Ed Halter
Village Voice
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Critics have rightfully hailed Tarr as one of filmdom's criminally undersung geniuses.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 5, 2007
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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In Sátántangó, life is beautiful and grotesque by turns, and never less than mesmerizing.

| Original Score: 4/4

February 1, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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This startling, apocalyptic work is sometimes over-extended, but it builds to a powerful, rhythmic climax of breakdown and withdrawal.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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One of the great, largely unseeable movies of the last dozen years.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 10, 2006
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

It is an insidious yet ambiguous political nature that characterizes Sátántangó as a Hungarian film, in turn perpetuating its obscurity and qualifying its art.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

October 24, 2003
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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At seven hours, Bela Tarr's 1994 Satantango is one of those unusual works of contemporary art that demand from the audience a concentrated commitment -- the luxury of time.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 20, 2003
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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How can I do justice to this grungy seven-hour black comedy (1994), which in many ways impressed me more than any other film of the 90s?

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 16, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Just as the film eschews typical filmic moralizing and simplification, it also casts off the typical language of film.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 4/4

April 15, 2002
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