Freud Reviews

February 11, 2020
Huston seems inhibited rather than inspired by [the material]: his energy bottled up and his camera forced to a standstill by careful compositions.
October 7, 2019
I cannot imagine why director John Huston decided that the painful mumble and glassy stare of Hollywood's Montgomery Clift made him suitable to portray the Viennese father of psychiatry.
September 4, 2019
The process of building the biopic that sums up five fundamental years in the life of the father of psychoanalysis in just two hours of footage was an arduous and extremely complex work. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 9, 2019
Montgomery Clift is all wrong as Freud... in general he seems defensive and helpless, just the opposite of the hard customer the young Freud must have been
December 15, 2014
While in different hands (Orson Welles's, for instance) these radical themes could have inspired more hallucinatory, probing, and inward images, Huston nonetheless evokes an apt sense of wonder, admiration, and awe.
March 22, 2006
A sincere and competent biopic on the early years of Dr. Sigmund Freud.