Medeas Reviews

August 23, 2019
Manages to lull us into a hypnotic state where passion and heartbreak are conveyed as quietly as whispering winds through haze filled fields.
June 12, 2015
The tense atmosphere will take the viewer on a roller coaster of emotions that ends in a haunting finale. [full review in Spanish]
January 16, 2015
Though it's tempting to dismiss the film's strong visuals (...) there are a million other ways to be bored or underwhelmed at the cinema. This one at least creates a little space to dream.
January 16, 2015
At the end, I felt suspended between "so beautiful" and "so what." (Sorry for lifting your phrase, Paul Simon.)
January 15, 2015
With limited dialogue and long takes, Medeas quietly builds to inevitable tragedy, exploring the darkest corners of desire, jealously, and unforgivable transgressions.
January 15, 2015
A slow, mesmeric slide into heartbreak and horror, "Medeas," the ravishing first feature from the Italian director Andrea Pallaoro, effortlessly conveys a family's disintegration with few words and even fewer miscalculations.
January 15, 2015
With a foregone conclusion in place, small gestures start to seem ridiculous, even bordering on melodramatic in their microscopic form.
January 15, 2015
Medeas mulls over big ideas through an intimate prism, and marks Pallaoro as a filmmaker to watch...
January 12, 2015
Writer-director Andrea Pallaoro's feature-film debut, Medeas, isn't especially beholden to plot or dialogue, impressionistically shaping its story through pervasive silence.
April 2, 2014
Moves with the fluidity of impressionistic portraiture, weaving from reflections in mirrors and ripples of water a sometimes horrifying (though always engaging) patchwork of subtle innuendo.