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Vitus Reviews

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May 27, 2008
Una película interesante, si bien no original, sobre lo que significa crecer siendo un niño prodigio. Sorprendentes actuaciones de los pequeños protagonistas, junto al veterano y experto Bruno Ganz.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2008
I alternately wanted to slap and hug the majority of the characters
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 29, 2007
Newcomer Teo Gheorghiu does a fantastic job of bringing the title character to life...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 23, 2007
[Twelve-year-old lead actor] Gheroghiu's subtle acting ... makes the somewhat fantastical plot threads that drive the second half of the film believable, and turns what was a somewhat bloodless family drama into a cleverly constructed tale void of life-af
September 14, 2007
Like a gifted youngster, 'Vitus' doesn't fulfill its potential.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 14, 2007
...fairy tales are really horror shows, and the idea of children as anything other than miniature adults with the full complement of ugly motives is a relatively recent one.
Full Review | Original Score: 82/100
September 7, 2007
The less you know about the storyline the better, but there are elements of a buddy movie, a super scam, and love story in this film about a 12 year old wunderkind who has the smarts to make his dreams soar
August 22, 2007
Oh, yes. I loved the music, but it's almost impossible to go wrong with Bach and Schumann.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 10, 2007
Director/co-writer Fredi M. Murer provides some whimsically absurd twists in this gentle observation of the travails of growing up.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 9, 2007
[An] appealing and crowd-pleasing film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 9, 2007
Anyone who's been or borne a gifted child will smile with recognition at Vitus, which always keeps us guessing but connected to the young superman of the title.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 3, 2007
It's a simple, gentle tale that pulls its audience in almost imperceptibly; by its end, you just might be blinking away unexpected tears.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 3, 2007
Its heart is never anywhere but in the right place.
Read More | Original Score: B-
August 3, 2007
A good example of making the differences work for you. Deep down, this is a film about childhood dreams and the determination to make those dreams come true. With such a positive message, you can't help yodeling on your exit from the theater.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 3, 2007
... inconsequential fun that sells out the human story with an abrupt third-act turn from childhood rebellion to junior con game.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 2, 2007
If you suspend your disbelief, you will be rewarded with fine performances and a feel-good message that isn't cloying or sentimental.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 27, 2007
There are some likable elements to this unusual, erratic, ultimately frustrating film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 27, 2007
The more sentimentally inclined in the audience may even feel like applauding.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 27, 2007
[A] celebratory, family-friendly fable.
July 27, 2007
Vitus freaks you out, but its makers seem to have no idea that it does.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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