The Art of Crying (Kunsten at græde i kor) Reviews

January 10, 2008
Helmer Fog tries to treat his dysfunctional family saga, about incest and child abuse, in darkly humorous way like Solondz' Happiness, but the dry humor may not translate and viewers may see Denmark's Oscar entry as more depressing than enlightening.
January 10, 2008
... Fog and cinematographer Harald Gunnar Paalgard show just enough of these incestuous moments to spark outrage, but never sink to cheap sensationalism ...
November 28, 2007
This slice of Nordic doom and gloom envelops the gruesome behavior of its subjects in a jaunty charm.
March 1, 2007
Peter Schnau Fog's Danish hot-potato The Art of Crying is a failure, mostly for its desperate sense of trying.
October 6, 2006
Refreshingly unconventional pic tackles its taboos with compassion, grace and wit.
September 10, 2006
...most viewers will be left furiously scratching their heads.