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The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band) Reviews

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

After reflecting on the film awhile, I found that I had been drawn into its beauty and its mystery too much not to give it at least a slight recommendation.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 3/4

September 24, 2012
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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As for Haneke's handling of the material, his directing is immaculate. Every moment is the product of a penetrating mind and a steady talent.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

September 20, 2012
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

The White Ribbon is Michael Haneke's masterpiece. It is not a movie about abstract concepts or a director's power over his characters - well, at least it's not just about those things.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 5/5

October 21, 2010
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Un inquietante cuadro social, filmado en riguroso blanco y negro, y una reflexión sombría y perturbadora sobre el origen del mal, o al menos de cierto tipo de males.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 5/5

October 7, 2010
Jon Frosch
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

The White Ribbon is a striking, in many ways indelible work, and it's tempting to be carried away by Haneke's craft and assurance as a filmmaker.

Full Review Source: The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

September 10, 2010
Matt Glasby
Flicks.co.nz

Up close, it's a blur of meticulous details that don't quite make sense; but step back and its towering ambitions become indelibly apparent.

Full Review Source: Flicks.co.nz | Original Score: 4/5

August 26, 2010
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

A direct and simple human lesson -- that negative reinforcement creates negative consequences.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 9/10

July 17, 2010
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Haneke knows how violence seeps into every recess of our lives, and he evokes it not to titillate, but to engage and challenge

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 4/4

July 6, 2010
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Both sexes suffer from what Elias Canetti identified in his book Crowds and Power as 'the sting,' a psychological hurt (bullying, abuse) that must be exorcised in reenactment. [Blu-ray]

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 5, 2010

Haneke makes his way through this complex and knotty subject matter with a staggeringly effortless grace. As an expression of philosophy, it's profound and thought-provoking; as a work of cinema, it is flawless.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 10/10

July 4, 2010
Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

... while I appreciate... the unnerving atmosphere of punitive power and calculated cruelty under the carefully managed pose of piety, I find his sensibility sour and cynical...

Full Review Source: Seanax.com

July 1, 2010
Bryant Frazer
Film Freak Central

Executed at an incredibly high level of craft and with an off-putting degree of self-confidence.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: B

June 28, 2010
Kate Jinx
Concrete Playground

As with most of Michael Haneke's films, a chill hangs in the air of The White Ribbon, the constant threat of upheaval eventually lulling you into a tired state of alertness.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground

May 25, 2010
Evan Williams
The Australian

Haneke has made a deeply unsettling and gravely beautiful film that tells us very little. But the performances are astonishing, and the faces of the children, caught in long, static close-ups, may haunt you for a long time.

Full Review Source: The Australian | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 10, 2010
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

A tantalising, perhaps slightly frustrating film, but a very impressive one.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

May 7, 2010
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

Unlike conventional thrillers, this film does not restore a moral order to the universe. Rather, it questions it. It must be seen.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

May 7, 2010
Mary Colbert
sbs.com.au

At his best, as he is with White Ribbon, Haneke's fusion of art and ideas is unsurpassed.

Full Review Source: sbs.com.au | Original Score: 5/5

May 6, 2010
Leigh Paatsch
Courier Mail (Australia)

These disturbing incidents pound the unsuspecting viewer into complete submission. The luminous beauty of the black-and-white cinematography framing the ugly world suggested here only serves to further shock the senses.

Full Review Source: Courier Mail (Australia)

May 6, 2010
Giles Hardie
Sydney Morning Herald

Far from enjoyable escapism, The White Ribbon is nonetheless utterly compelling and quite beautiful in its unsettling presentation of this prosaic evil.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

May 6, 2010
Mark Demetrius
FILMINK (Australia)

he White Ribbon is unsettling, disturbing and enigmatic; it's often horrifying and occasionally eerily beautiful.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

May 5, 2010
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