Aberdeen Reviews

February 13, 2020
Its plot contrivances beautifully justified by its minimalism.
February 14, 2002
Grips us precisely because its actors are so utterly absorbed in their roles, so unfettered and nakedly expressive.
January 11, 2002
An uncompromising family tale, one that's dark but lyrical and moving in its rendering of the ties that bind even the most dysfunctional families, despite valiant efforts to destroy them.
October 20, 2001
[A] frank father-daughter drama.
October 19, 2001
A raw, harrowing film with a streak of dark, sometimes rowdy humor.
October 8, 2001
Clean and transparent, with no movie director tricks.
October 4, 2001
A little European indie pic that digs down to the roots of its characters, describing people's lives and relationships in ways that resonate with clarity and heart.
September 26, 2001
I cannot think of another film that treats so heatedly the range of emotional possibilities between a young woman and her father.
September 13, 2001
Difficult to watch, but it's also impossible to take your eyes off the screen.
August 17, 2001
Moland has again directed Skarsgard into a new frontier of dramatic acting, and what is probably the most nakedly convincing performance of his career.
August 17, 2001
A ferociously observant study of two characters.
August 17, 2001
Intelligent, moving and often beautifully photographed.
August 14, 2001
The near-perfect cast has talent to burn.