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Lemming Reviews

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
July 10, 2007
slick, funny and unsettling, slipping between psychological thriller, absurdist farce and ghost story into an unnerving dreamscape where psychosis meets metempsychosis.
Lewis Beale
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
If Lemming doesn't necessarily work on an intellectual level, it sure does emotionally.
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Urban Cinefile
November 10, 2006
A cross between a psychological and supernatural thriller, the film is intriguing, baffling and often confusing
Marc Mohan
September 1, 2006
If you're content to let dream logic take over, a lot can be gleaned from this odd, darkly funny meditation on life, death, love and revenge.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Marta Barber
Miami Herald
August 25, 2006
Holds enough interest throughout to keep you entertained -- unless you're afraid of mice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Peter Sobczynski
August 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
August 4, 2006
Dominik Moll's masterfully cast psychological thriller Lemming crackles with tension; its story keeps going off to unexpected places as we watch breathlessly, unable to look away.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
July 22, 2006
...an intriguing head game from a talented director who needs to solidify his ideas with a bit more substance before he can become truly great. The cast clicks and collides in all its configurations
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
July 8, 2006
Unlike Hitchcock, whose plots were models of clean lines and logical avenues, Moll is more interested in subverting everything familiar, and in leaving stones unturned.
Les Wright
June 17, 2006
A transparently formal film that plays along the narrative boundary between the psychological and the supernatural.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
June 7, 2006
The movie, which has the slightly glum perversity of early Chabrol, is a dream of betrayal.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
May 31, 2006
The actors are more than equal to their eccentric roles, and the film is well worth seeing as a tantalizingly cerebral and unpredictable thriller.
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
May 28, 2006
Quietly eerie, hauntingly enigmatic psychological thriller...distinguished by Moll's cool, deliberate, almost antiseptic approach to what's actually rather pulpish material.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 26, 2006
When Alice keeps showing up in unexpected places, you don't need music to feel the tension she creates. In the battle of the Charlotte's for uber-spooky, Ms. Rampling wins hands down.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
May 25, 2006
The narrative surrealism can be annoying, but it's never less than riveting, and the acting is superb.
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
May 25, 2006
Moll is exquisitely attuned to the way sound rubs up against silence, dark against light, and his shading of psychology into the supernatural is deliciously mischievous.
Brie Beazley
May 19, 2006
Creepy, surreal, and shocking, Lemming is a welcome antidote to the by-the-numbers summer fare clogging up our theaters.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
May 19, 2006
A unique, absurdist ghost story.
| Original Score: 3/4
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
May 19, 2006
Perhaps a tad too long, Lemming is nevertheless nightmarish entertainment.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
May 19, 2006
Imagine a movie that combines the suspense of Hitchcock with the inscrutable sexuality of David Lynch's films and you're looking at French director Dominik Moll's Lemming.
| Original Score: 3/4
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