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The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes Reviews

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Guy Maddin
Film Comment Magazine

Shot in HD and wholly embracing the technology, Piano Tuner makes bold leaps into visual domains previously untrodden by filmmakers, even the Quays, but incorporates plenty of their animation and their trademark density of decor. Absolutely entrancing!!!

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

November 19, 2013
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

blends live action and animation to create a surreal hermetic vision that is as beautifully seductive as it is chillingly inaccessible.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film

August 2, 2007
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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What the movie lacks in acting and coherence, it more than makes up for through imagery.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

March 2, 2007
Ted Fry
Seattle Times
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It is a bold step into a mainstream realm for its ancient fablelike theme, agile storytelling, magnificent design and sure grasp of long-form narrative structure.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 12, 2007
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

The Quay brothers have created a gloriously gorgeous filmwith wondrous set pieces that have been beautifully shot inburnished tones by cinematographer Nic Knowland. It's a dark and disturbing fairy tale that fans of the brothers' work will embrace.

Full Review Source: Murphy's Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

January 11, 2007
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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As in most of the Quays' fantasias, the narrative is oblique and slow moving but the florid visuals are rife with sexual and psychological overtones.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 5, 2007
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Like a dream, this film is wispy and ethereal; like a nightmare, it lodges in your hindbrain and gnaws away with gleeful abandon.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

January 4, 2007
Leo Goldsmith
Reverse Shot

Exquisitely detailed, difficult to grasp hold of, and always obscured by molds and corrosions. The Quay Brothers are distinct oddities in the landscape of contemporary cinema.

Full Review Source: Reverse Shot

December 8, 2006
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The whole movie feels filmed through the wrong end of a stereopticon: stiff, fascinating, riddled with secrets it doesn't care to divulge.

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

December 1, 2006
Kristine McKenna
Los Angeles Times
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... those who can surrender to the Quays' poetic logic will find "The Piano Tuner" to be nothing short of a masterpiece.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 5/5

November 30, 2006
Staci Layne Wilson

What if David Lynch had directed The Abominable Dr. Phibes? The result might well have been something along the lines of this Quay Brothers horror art film.

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November 27, 2006
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

[The film] combines live action and their trademark animation into a creepy, glittering object whose dreamlike quality are mesmerizing to a particular kind of sensibility.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

November 17, 2006
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Mainstream audiences will be put off by the lack of a straightforward narrative, but adventurous moviegoers will find pleasure in the hypnotic originality of the images.

| Original Score: 3/4

November 17, 2006
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Stephen and Timothy Quay merge live-action and animation to create a tragic fantasy about a beautiful opera singer, a lovesick piano tuner and the mad scientist with plans for both of them.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 16, 2006
John Anderson
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That something as elusive as this gothicized, imagist romance from the curious Quay brothers should be considered their most accessible film might be considered odd. But so might they.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2006
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Snow globe visions and gnarly mouth nightmares swirl together in this darkly lyrical fantasia.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

August 23, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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There's much here to enjoy.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006

Hollywood Reporter
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A finely crafted horror film with a devious storyline and hauntingly beautiful production design that together are the stuff of nightmares.

September 10, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The narrative fails to be as colorful as the title.

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

June 7, 2009
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The story proves to be elusive, and the robotic performances of the cast make it hard to care about any of the characters -- or to try to figure out what's supposed to be going on.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2/4

February 8, 2007

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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April 28, 2007
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