Angelo Reviews

June 14, 2019
"Directed with cold formalist distance by Schleinzer, Angelo is the obvious denunciation of the appropriation / exploitation of the Other".
June 13, 2019
In Angelo, the Austrian director explores and seeks to reverse the old myth of the wild, intrinsically good aborigine. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 5, 2019
There is not a lack of intense or tragic moments or daring and powerful scenes. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 26, 2019
In the third act of the film, Schleinzer points out in his sociocultural commentary a dark idea that is gripped by a story too focused on showing itself as an auteur's film. [Full Review in Spanish]
Top Critic
September 29, 2018
[Schleinzer's] tartly brilliant second feature is awash with slow-building irony, though as with his first, there's precious little mirth in its devastating kicker.
September 26, 2018
Angelo is the most radical and different formalist proposal of the entire official [film festival] section. [Full review in Spanish]
September 11, 2018
One wonders what a black filmmaker would have made of the same story, unencumbered by the need to make this ultimately obvious point about the way whiteness burns through everyone it touches.
September 9, 2018
Angelo is a mesmerising portrait of a man of quiet dignity whose very humanity is denied by those around him.
September 9, 2018
Schleinzer evokes levels of toxicity which are both effective and memorable in the final frame of Angelo.
September 8, 2018
There's a cold soullessness in this opulent and scathing take on Angelo Soliman's history - and purposefully so.