Jerichow Reviews

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May 15, 2009
A great modern neo-noir thriller with sparse, tight dialog and passion that boils right through to the final shocking ending.
May 14, 2009
Jerichow's sparseness, tiny cast, and minimal plot can make the film seem a little elusive, but there's a certain elegance to Petzold's concision, too. He shows all he wants us to see.
May 14, 2009
succeeds as a tight genre exercise in tone
May 14, 2009
An exploration of the interactions between an entrepreneur, his attractive wife, and a stranger who share an obsession with money.
May 13, 2009
Cain's novel, set in Depression-era America, finds a fitting update in the impoverished titular town of northeastern Germany.
May 13, 2009
By protracting his set-up, Petzold ... achieves and maintains an effective level of intrigue.
May 11, 2009
We imagine his burning gaze and labored breath behind every wide shot that depicts Thomas and Laura's trysts, providing the sterile visuals with a voyeuristic intensity.
April 28, 2009
German auteur Christian Petzold's original take on a "Postman Always Rings Twice"-styled love triangle cultivates rich suspense from the degrees of his ethically variable characters.
April 27, 2009
A provocative way to keep your fullest comprehension abated in a tension of doubt and suspense.
April 10, 2009
Jerichow is striking proof of the [Germany]'s resurgence as a hotbed of provocative new cinema.
September 1, 2008
September 1, 2008
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