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Death in the Garden (La Mort en ce jardin) Reviews

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October 28, 2016
...a subterfuge film from Bu˝uel, in which his style and politics are subsumed within genre trappings.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 3, 2010
Luis Bunuel's rarely seen "Death in the Garden" (1955) is a survivalist suspense film with a subtle dose of political and religious commentary.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 8, 2009
The film is less about eroding beliefs than acknowledging the fragility of their certainty
December 5, 2009
... a wonderfully cynical thriller filled with brilliant Bunuelian flourishes and a grim sense of futility.
December 3, 2009
Brilliant neglected action/adventure film written and directed by Luis Bu˝uel.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 8, 2009
One of the masters of cinema continually thrills because he grabs us from the outside (i.e., through social commentary) and the inside (by tapping into the psychological).
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 6, 2009
Spanish-born director Luis Bu˝uel had such a distinctive style and outlook that even his minor films are fascinating to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
October 29, 2009
It's not an obvious artistic masterpiece, but it is a case of a brilliant, talented director making the most out of a routine project.
May 9, 2005
Death in the Garden is a kind of halfway house for the film genius, made when he had yet to receive the acclaim that would give him full control of his movies, but after he had been taken seriously enough by the money men.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 31, 2002
Signoret's frenzy becomes her character's, enervating an otherwise humdrum melodrama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
No masterpiece, but a prime example of subversive cinema.
July 1, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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