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May 29, 2016
This one is made for freaks and those who love strange films.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 12, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 28, 2002
I have said 'I have never seen anything like it' about other films, but it has never applied to something so entirely alien as this.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 7, 2001
Brilliant experimental feature, truly shocking and original.
January 1, 2000
If you're squeamish you should avoid this like the plague; others may find it hard to shake off the artistry and originality of this visionary effort. And if you're looking to be freaked out you shouldn't pass it up.
August 30, 2004
Mr. Merhige's concentration, while impressive in its way, seems almost entirely self-contained, with little effort to engage an audience on even the level of myth; the film's approach is far too grotesque for that.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 30, 2002
Plays too much like an earnest repertory-theater group going through various bizarro configurations.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
June 10, 2002
A passion play that wavers between amateur-hour incompetence and an undeniable directorial vision.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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