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Songs From the Second Floor Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

like Bergman approaching Swedish fatalism using Gary Larson's Far Side humor in a script acted by the Monty Python troop

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: B

February 15, 2012
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

the everyday apocalypse envisaged in Songs From The Second Floor is a wonder to behold, an idiosyncratic humanist allegory without parallel in cinema - unless, of course, you include Andersson's equally astonishing follow-up You, The Living (2007)

Full Review Source: Eye for Film

March 24, 2011
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 3/5

June 29, 2005
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

| Original Score: A

January 15, 2005
Jake Euker

A unique document of the surreal at work within the confines of the everyday.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

July 3, 2004
Michael Booth
Denver Post
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Let your literal, linear self take a chance on Songs From the Second Floor. Andersson is a philosopher with a brilliant eye for composing his ideas on the big screen.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 23, 2004
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The Second Coming on a trash heap.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

April 14, 2004
Dennis Schwartz
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A strangely amusing film.

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

March 30, 2004
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Like an Ingmar Bergman movie as realized by Monty Python: It's seriously gloomy about the loss of spirituality in the world, but at the same time rudely, sometimes hilariously, absurd.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

April 25, 2003
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An absurdist spider web.

| Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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You may not enjoy it but you will not forget it.

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

November 1, 2002
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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A brilliant, absurd collection of vignettes that, in their own idiosyncratic way, sum up the strange horror of life in the new millennium.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 31, 2002
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Depressive, slow, darkly funny, unyielding in its formal rigor, and unsettlingly beautiful.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

October 4, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Strange, funny, twisted, brilliant and macabre.

August 30, 2002
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Parts seem like they were lifted from Terry Gilliam's subconscious, pressed through Kafka's meat grinder and into Bu˝uel's casings

Full Review | Original Score: 7/10

August 23, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A macabre and very stylized Swedish fillm about a modern city where all the religious and civic virtues that hold society in place are in tatters.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

July 20, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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This is wild surreal stuff, but brilliant and the camera just kind of sits there and lets you look at this and its like you're going from one room to the next and none of them have any relation to the other.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

July 10, 2002
Jeremy Heilman

There's really only one good idea in this movie, but the director runs with it and presents it with an unforgettable visual panache.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 6, 2002
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A valuable and rare movie experience.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 3, 2002
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Andersson creates a world that's at once surreal and disturbingly familiar; absurd, yet tremendously sad.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/5

July 3, 2002
Derek Elley
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Sight and Sound
September 28, 2006
Derek Adams
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
April 17, 2004

Boston Phoenix
October 5, 2002
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