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Cirkus Columbia Reviews

March 8, 2012
Despite its wobbly tone and stumbles into implausible melodrama, the film succeeds as a study of realignments among friends and family, a gently cracked mirror held up to the insanity that would soon devastate the region.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 17, 2012
A family getting evicted from its home is no laughing matter, except if you're watching "Cirkus Columbia,'' a satiric comedy from, of all places, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 16, 2012
Danis Tanovic's scalding black comedy about the insanity of war...
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 16, 2012
While the emotional underpinnings feel raw, much of "Cirkus" also winds up spinning 'round to obvious, if uncomfortable, places.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
February 16, 2012
Cirkus Columbia looks to the past, evoking the kind of unreal, vaguely politicized tales that were once the lifeblood of arthouse cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 14, 2012
[A] decidedly old-fashioned, quasi-satirical drama that is a bit on the nose with its indictments of post-communist animosities and opportunism.
February 14, 2012
The tongue is in cheek and the tone is ironic and bleak, at least until the should-we-stay-or-should-we-go climax punctures the mood.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5