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Der Unhold (The Ogre) Reviews

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June 25, 2008
Haunting as the film is, it never feels quite cohesive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 24, 2006
Schlöndorff and Jean-Claude Carrière find in Michel Tournier's novel a companion piece to their earlier Günter Grass adaptation, The Tin Drum.
September 28, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
July 1, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 3, 2003
Astonishing, disturbing, and altogether an affecting piece of work, The Ogre is Schlondorff -- and everyone else involved -- working in top form.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Episodic and vaguely surreal, it is the antithesis of a Hollywood film that tells us what to feel. Having unfolded an ever-widening series of moral questions, it deliberately leaves them hanging.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
With his slightly cross- eyed gaze of wonderment mixed with ferocious intensity, Malkovich makes Abel both childlike and frightening.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Schlondorff has said he built the film around Malkovich, and the actor lives up to the responsibility.
January 29, 2003
From its awkward childhood prologue, which features painfully bad acting, to its title character, a simple-minded, large-of-stature man played by the most intellectual-seeming and average-sized of actors (John Malkovich), The Ogre is ill conceived.
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