Mortem (2013)





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With MORTEM Eric ATLAN signed the story of JENA, a young woman who defies her own death. JENA is like thousands of people passing by, without knowing her next life. It is on the way to her death that she will cross her mind -But who are You? -I am You During this initiation night, will JENA find the strength to choose her destiny ?(c) Official Site
Science Fiction & Fantasy , Special Interest
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Diana Rudychenko
as The Soul
Hortense Gelinet
as The Woman With the Severe Face
Sophie Gelinet
as The Woman With the Pretty Face

Critic Reviews for Mortem

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

Most often "Mortem" just lacks bite, and the dedicated leads seem at times a little slight for the staging of a struggle at eternity's edge.

Full Review… | April 25, 2013
New York Times
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[An] excruciatingly bad drama ...

Full Review… | April 23, 2013
Time Out
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Atlan films it with such black-and-white brio that complaints that none of its depths really to warrant your plumbing seem beside the point.

Full Review… | April 23, 2013
Village Voice
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This initially bewitching throwback to the French New Wave and Cocteau turns into a turgid and frequently laughable pseudo-philosophical locked-room argument between a woman and her soul.

Full Review… | May 1, 2013
Film Journal International

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