Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) Reviews

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March 21, 2019
While Farhadi is a master of the drama, his gifts are at times an awkward fit for a kidnapping thriller. It is almost as if one bought a ticket for a Liam Neeson movie and wound up instead in a Strindberg play.
March 4, 2019
Farhadi is an excellent screenwriter and an impressive handler of actors, but the film nonetheless adds up to less than the sum of its parts.
March 3, 2019
The acting's uniformly strong, always at the service of a knotty story.
March 1, 2019
A great finish can save an otherwise ho-hum movie, just as a flat ending can undo an otherwise strong one. "Everybody Knows" is an example of the latter. It's disappointing for everybody involved.
February 28, 2019
There's a lovely sense, throughout the film, of how real life sometimes interrupts things, the way a child's prattling disrupts the pretty wedding ceremony, or how even in the midst of grief breakfast must be made.
February 21, 2019
The people in the movie are keeping secrets from each other, and "Everybody Knows" is keeping secrets from us.
May 12, 2019
Cruz and Bardem truly are one of the great screen couples of their generation.
May 4, 2019
Everybody Knows feels lifted from the 1930s school of theatre, heavy on the Expressionism, with its focus on spiritual awakenings and suffering. The tragedies at the centre linger in your memory.
May 2, 2019
Everybody Knows is an absorbing, expertly-crafted thriller that continually holds your emotions at ransom before unravelling - somewhat ambiguously - to leave you discussing long after it has gently washed away from the screen.
April 30, 2019
There will always be those that find foreign films less than appealing, but the Iranian filmmaker employs riveting techniques to sustain interest in his two-hour mystery.
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