Diamantino Reviews

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May 23, 2019
It sizzles with a comic energy rare for a movie with such blunt and weighty political commentary.
May 23, 2019
As these two characters, Cotta and Tavares make an unusually appealing odd couple - and the most idiosyncratic rooting interests the movies have served up this year.
May 21, 2019
Feels fated to be remembered as the "giant fluffy puppy soccer movie," and both the giant fluffy puppies and Cotta provide enough laughs to make it worthwhile.
October 5, 2018
Part B-movie spoof, part handcrafted satire, and always driven by a genuine vision for a better tomorrow, Diamantino is like looking at today's Europe through a funhouse mirror, and somehow seeing it more clearly as a result.
September 6, 2018
Part political satire, part fantasy, part I-don't-even-know-what, Diamantino is exactly the type of surreal concoction that begs to be discovered by unsuspecting audiences.
May 12, 2018
"Love has reasons that even reason can't understand," muses Diamantino in voiceover at one point; so does this lovably ludicrous film.
May 21, 2019
Shot with saturated oranges and pinks by Charles Ackley Anderson, deftly vacillating between fantasy and reality, Diamantino's greatest strength is that it understands the best examples of satire always come true.
May 20, 2019
Bioethics, offshore banking, the surveillance state, celebrity in the age of social media, the politics of immigration-Diamantino is, through its expansive menagerie of subjects as well as its formal maneuvers, a relentlessly contemporary work of art.
May 17, 2019
The film is at its strongest when depicting how Diamantino becomes a tool of politicians hoping to oust Portugal from the EU.
May 12, 2019
Consistently amusing... it's unexpectedly moving, too, Rahim/Aisha's and Diamantino's naturally warm relationship entering new territory after the cloning procedure gives him a new identity.
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