Curling (2010)

Curling (2010)




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Set on the fringe of society in a remote part of the countryside, Curling takes a keen look at the unusual private life of a father and his daughter. Between his unremarkable jobs, Jean-François (Emmanuel Bilodeau) devotes an awkward energy to Julyvonne (Philomène Bilodeau). The fragile balance of their relationship will be jeopardized by some bleak circumstances.(C) Big World Pictures
Art House & International , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Curling

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

"Curling" is, in part, a film about secrets. Maybe we know what's going on, maybe we don't. That subtly unsettling ambiguity is yet another thing that makes this beguiling film so enticingly different.

Full Review… | November 10, 2011
Seattle Times
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A bleakly allusive look at frozen lives, "Curling'' is very much a specialty item - a movie that goes nowhere slowly.

Full Review… | October 5, 2011
Boston Globe
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Full Review… | April 4, 2011
Toronto Star
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Full Review… | April 4, 2011
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No fan of linear narrative, intent only on revealing things through a glass darkly, writer-director Denis Côté wants us to be puzzled. He succeeds rather too well.

Full Review… | March 4, 2011
Globe and Mail
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A slow burn that respects the audience's literacy.

Full Review… | March 20, 2012
Film Freak Central

Audience Reviews for Curling

Enigmatic film about a man in rural Quebec living with his daughter who he has tried to shield from the outside world. Similar in theme to DOGTOOTH but more rooted in reality, paints a portrait of an ordinary man futilely trying to protect his child. Quiet and thoughtful, a bit aimless, but carries the melancholy weight of a parent's fear for their children in a dangerous world.

Matthew Lucas
Matthew Lucas

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