Kárhozat, (Damnation) Reviews

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October 5, 2007
It's a serotonin-depleted ordeal, and yet seemingly a sketchbook of vibes and ideas to come, with some of the most magnificent black-and-white images shot anywhere in the world.
January 26, 2006
If its grey aura of despair sometimes hangs a mite heavily, it's certainly worth persevering with for a pay-off that is as perverse as it is powerful.
July 31, 2003
The near miracle is that something so compulsively watchable can be made out of a setting and society that seem so depressive and petrified.
March 4, 2014
A more awesomely bleak portrait of town life is hard to conceive.
March 4, 2012
Beginning with a long, slow tracking shot of a coal transport gondola being viewed by a man from his window, we immediately note a director in complete control. The scene is meticulously composed...
May 13, 2009
nobody subjects humanity to doom-laden fatalism quite like Tarr, and Damnation is unmissable for fans of the auteur's oeuvre, or of mud-spattered miserabilism in general.
June 9, 2006
Even for this fan of minimalism, it's cinema that tries one's patience
May 16, 2006
Gloom was never photographed so smartly.
April 21, 2006
Warm up that espresso machine, because it's going to be a long night.
April 21, 2006
In terms of creating a strong cinematic world, Tarr has few equals.
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