A Bigger Splash Reviews

September 19, 2019
Toeing the line between documentary and fiction, Hazan creates a nonlinear, lucid narrative in which Hockney is positioned as the cipher genius seemingly operating on an entirely different wavelength.
July 18, 2019
"A Bigger Splash" remains one of the more uniquely hypnotic movies about the connection between presented life and pulsating art.
June 30, 2019
A Bigger Splash is a rich portrait of an artist that - in a rare trait even [in 2019] - feels imbued with the sexual, cultural and artistic curiosity of its subject.
June 28, 2019
One of its primary pleasures, perhaps even more so with the passing of time, is the intimate peephole it provides into the private lives of now-historical art-world figures.
June 21, 2019
This unusual and sometimes unsettling film is a kind of staged documentary that could not have been made without the cooperation of people who were going though genuine challenges in their life at the time.
June 17, 2019
Jack Hazan's portrait of David Hockney stands between documentary and fictional film, reality and fantasy.
June 14, 2019
The whole thing, by rights, should seem arch and overworked. Why, then, does it exert such an emotional pull?