A Town Called Panic (Panique au village) Reviews

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August 5, 2019
Aubier and Patar aren't trying to make any profound statements about life or create any existential conundrums, they're just looking to entertain, and in A Town Called Panic, they have found a gloriously wacky avenue to do just that.
February 13, 2019
This is film is so hard to describe but it's just absurdist and ridiculous and...funny.
November 5, 2018
A Town Called Panic's frenetic pace and bizarre set pieces are truly refreshing and a joy to behold.
May 18, 2018
Bizarre and sophisticated enough for adults and children, A Town Called Panic makes you want to live in an upside-down house occupied by a horse.
March 15, 2018
The truth is that you have to be in the mood to enjoy this film without falling asleep, getting bored or confused. [Full review in Spanish]
January 4, 2018
A little goes a very long way, and even at 75 minutes it ends up feeling silly and self-indulgent.
September 24, 2014
The frenetic scenarios should play fairly well as energizing for kids and ridiculous for adults.
June 7, 2012
Stop-motion comedy adventure with subtitles, a few curses.
November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
April 20, 2011
Anyone who has spent anytime around kids will know exactly what Aubier and Patar are trying to achieve.
April 14, 2011
full review at Movies for the Masses
October 11, 2010
Charming and highly original but a little of it goes a long way.
October 11, 2010
Though it probably works best in short bursts on DVD, it might just be wacky and strange enough to appeal to kids who'll simply accept it for what it is.
October 11, 2010
Chaotic, warped and impervious to logic a total treasure just waiting to be discovered.
October 10, 2010
A very small amount of this would be funny. But here, there's 77 minutes of it. And that's about 76 minutes and 30 seconds too much to stomach in one sitting.
October 8, 2010
Bounces around with a hyperactive dementia that somehow never flags.
October 8, 2010
October 7, 2010
Studded with surreal and unexpectedly tender touches (kamikaze cows, an elegantly lovestruck horse), this is plastic and fantastic.
October 7, 2010
Like a very lo-fi Toy Story with the vibe of a live-action Terry Gilliam cartoon and the addled craziness of SpongeBob SquarePants; it's funny for adults and children alike in a refreshing, barking mad sort of way.
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