The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle)(Every Man for Himself and God Against All) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle)(Every Man for Himself and God Against All) Reviews

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September 28, 2015
In a world where the universe is meant to crush our aspirations, seldom has there been a film made that has been so honest about such ideas, or as poetic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 9, 2013
typically, Herzog is more preoccupied with anthropological issues, casting his pre-cultural everyman into a world of social pretence, academic pomposity and dehumanising exploitation, and seeing what comes out of the ensuing confrontations.
July 7, 2013
A compassionate, traumatic masterpiece, every frame amazing.
July 5, 2013
An unmissable film.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 4, 2013
A great among greats. Bruno S's performance is surely one of the best ever?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 4, 2013
One of [Herzog's] two or three finest films, not to mention surely his most humane.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 3, 2013
The conflict between logic and the unknowable is as fascinating and exciting for us as it clearly is for Herzog.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 3, 2013
Stories of humans raised in the wild range from Tarzan to Mama, but none compare to the resonance of Werner Herzog's 1974 film.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 27, 2013
The drive toward domestication is the drive toward death in Herzog's haunting fable, a travesty of uplifting dramas to go with Aguirre's travesty of swashbuckling epics
April 10, 2008
It's a very odd story but Herzog brings it across with a touching human side and a refreshing lack of sentimentality.
January 4, 2008
A lyrical film about the least lyrical of men.
May 9, 2005
Every Man is a superb movie because Mr. Herzog has managed to treat the fable in stunning human and dramatic terms.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2005
Stuffed with obscure images and silent passages of profound, frightening insight.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 15, 2002
There is a profound philosophy at the base of Kasper Hauser: How does emotional growth occur, deprived of any foreign influence, sociological, familial or otherwise?
March 5, 2002
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser achieves timelessness through its satire and its sensibilities seem less stodgy than in most period films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 10, 2001
The film has turgid stretches, but this flaw is largely overwhelmed by compositions which are meaningful and hypnotic, and a startling performance from Bruno S as poor Kaspar.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Kaspar Hauser is one of the purest film examples I know of in which an artist of Romantic sensibility puts society to the test and finds it wanting.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 2, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
July 20, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 24, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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