Återträffen (The Reunion) Reviews

July 12, 2015
What starts out as a Festen-lite exercise in public discomfort mutates into something more intriguingly deconstructive, although the layers of artifice ultimately prevent this from getting beneath the surface of its long-buried cruelties and rivalries.
July 10, 2015
Original, haunting and very thought-provoking on a social and personal level.
July 9, 2015
This Swedish docudrama is a strange but beguiling beast.
July 9, 2015
Ultimately, there's something insightful about how scars in childhood shape us, but the gamesmanship of the construction coats the content in a gelid irony.
July 9, 2015
What really gives the picture its punch, however, is the awareness that genuine personal grievances are being revenged in public fashion.
July 6, 2015
A skin-crawling examination of childhood trauma echoing in adult life.
July 6, 2015
The high-school reunion set-up fizzes with a Festen-like savagery, but ultimately its sapped by a resistible narcissism.
February 1, 2014
Odell is a perceptive director, a magnetic star, and a fascinating subject.