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Donkey Skin (Peau d'âne) Reviews

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November 20, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
November 14, 2007
An odd but charming combination of a number of fairy tales, blended with anachronistically modern touches and mixed up with adult themes disguised in the form of mythic euphemisms.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 11, 2005
Donkey Skin is told with the simplicity and beauty of a child's fairy tale, but with emotional undertones and a surrealistic style that adults are more likely to appreciate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 4, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 4, 2005
If you see just one film with a donkey that craps gold and jewels, see this one.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2005
There's plenty of disguised sex in Donkey Skin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 5, 2005
[B]ursts with wild colors, a simmering sexuality, and a Broadway-style score... this is a sumptuous experience, emotionally, visually, and aurally...
February 10, 2005
It's both innocent and bizarre, with a mischievous sense of fantasy marked by simple but striking cinematic magic.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 14, 2005
Even if the restoration doesn't make Donkey Skin this New Wave icon's best effort, it's now that much more worthy of keeping company with The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 6, 2005
Tuneful, colorful, delightful.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 23, 2004
An ironically enchanting entertainment for grown-ups.
December 21, 2004
Demy loved romantic naïveté, but he loved the wreckage of human whim just as much, and for him this chestnut harbored both in its shell.
March 29, 2004
Demy creates a surreal dream world that is estranged from the reality of time or place.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 9, 2006
Even on paper this couldn't have seemed such a terrific idea.
January 1, 2000
It doesn't come off, despite a dazzling color design and imaginative sets, perhaps because Demy's extremely rarefied talent for fantasy needs to be anchored by a touch of the real.
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