Mystify: Michael Hutchence


Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Critics Consensus

Engrossing for casual listeners as well as hardcore fans, Mystify: Michael Hutchence sheds a poignant light on a life and career cut short by tragedy.



Total Count: 30

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Movie Info

At the height of his internationally renowned career, a sudden blow to the head robs the famously sensual rock star of his most cherished senses. A series of personal battles follows, ending tragically with his death at the age of 37, the night before embarking on a world tour.


Critic Reviews for Mystify: Michael Hutchence

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (6) | Fresh (30)

  • [A] strikingly original portrait of an enigmatic man.

    Oct 20, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Ed Potton

    Times (UK)
    Top Critic
  • Another ruminative contemplation of talent, fame and fortune providing no inoculation against heartbreak and self-destruction.

    Oct 17, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • As the tragedy unfolds, there's a strange solace in seeing this captivating enigma somehow emerging intact.

    Oct 11, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • It should prove essential viewing for the subject's fans: a tender portrait of the man's highs and lows that sheds new light on the broken years that directly preceded his suicide at 37.

    Jun 20, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Lowenstein's film has been a slow-burning labour of love.

    Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…
  • While "Mystify" in many ways amplifies the tragedy of Hutchence's death, it also goes a long way toward explaining and humanizing it.

    Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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