Custody (Jusqu'à la garde) Reviews

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April 17, 2019
Mr. Legrand is skilled in the techniques of dread and suspense, and without sensationalizing or cheapening the story, he gives this closely observed drama the tension and urgency of a thriller.
July 26, 2018
Legrand in his feature debut shows laudable technical ability and discipline.
July 20, 2018
As in all good movies of this kind, the ordeal of the children is not skimped. They bear the brunt, and the legacy, of the anguish.
July 16, 2018
Legrand... seems precociously adept at turning the screws of suspense...
July 10, 2018
"Custody" can be difficult, even wrenching to watch, but it always plays fair with the audience, and the experience, worth every minute expended, is impossible to forget.
July 7, 2018
We've all seen these sorts of domestic bogeymen before in any number of Lifetime movies. But rarely are they presented with the matter-of-fact naturalism that Legrand brings to his Venice Silver Lion winner.
April 29, 2019
More than most horror movies, this will make you want to scream at the screen. And it should produce those reactions, at least for those with a beating heart in their chest.
April 20, 2019
[Custody] packs a concentrated gut punch of tension and trauma as he chronicles the fallout of a divorce that has turned from bitter to septic.
March 22, 2019
Custody is heartbreaking, but never feels manipulative, thanks to the believable performances.
February 28, 2019
Powerful in its neorealism, this impressive feature debut is not an easy watch.
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