Agnes and His Brothers Reviews

March 1, 2007
Has much to recommend
August 17, 2006
It's a slick, ambitious movie that doesn't always nail all the many moods and themes it's after. But the actors give it force and depth.
June 9, 2006
some of the best acting to come out of Germany since before the Nazis took over.
June 9, 2006
There's fierce energy and -- thanks to the performances -- affecting emotion in the movie that almost makes you forget that Rainer Werner Fassbinder told a similar story much better 28 years ago with In a Year with 13 Moons.
June 9, 2006
Whenever he takes the time to line up his toxic arrows, usually with the help of a compellingly squirmy Bleibtreu, he hits the bull's-eye.
June 9, 2006
Where Roehler spends the most time, it seems, is with Werner, whose story evolves from satiric parody to compelling family drama -- there are few scenes more satisfying than when he takes a chainsaw to his son's marijuana crop.
May 23, 2006
Effectively mixes humor with melodrama to deliver an absorbing look at 3 brothers with enormous emotional problems.
April 18, 2005
While the script has the occasional hiccough, the impeccable performances of the three actors actually make us care for these dysfunctional brothers.