Dec 3, 2020
An absolute original that should launch Mielants towards a starry career.
Nov 26, 2020
We can assume that displaced grief plays a part in his behaviour, but Tim Mielants's film also seems to know that a lost possession can be a disproportionate bugbear for anyone.
Nov 25, 2020
It's a clever story playing on issues that are sometimes uncomfortably easy to identify with.
Nov 24, 2020
Yet it's mostly glib and pointless, and provides Jemaine Clement with the kind of invigorating cameo role (as an egomaniacal rock star) that only reveals the shortcomings (again, no pun . . .) of everything around it.
Nov 22, 2020
A wry and oddly moving tale set in a world largely unencumbered by clothing, but riddled with intrigue, deceit, and the promise of self-discovery.
Nov 21, 2020
Part mystery, part black comedy, part metaphor for loss, Patrick is a nakedly true original. It also has the best caravan fight since Kill Bill Vol. 2.
Nov 20, 2020
With his first big screen endeavour, Patrick, Peaky Blinders director Tim Mielants has crafted as unusual an exploration of grief and loss as you are ever likely to see.
Nov 20, 2020
Sweet, difficult-to-define quest film nails it.
Nov 18, 2020
[An] enjoyable if self-consciously quirky black comedy...
Nov 16, 2020
Patrick is made with skill and performed with pluck and so proves very absorbing.
Aug 20, 2020
It's as if the only artistic ambition here was to treat nudity with nonchalance, attempting to create layers of depth by laying bare its conceit.
Aug 20, 2020
His mix of stoicism, inner turmoil and dogged determination is a winning formula. Patrick is strange and unique vision. Not all heroes wear clothes.
Mar 3, 2020
Plays like a Coen brothers-esque caper where everyone just happens to be naked
Jul 10, 2019
The film is a portrait composed of painstakingly observed tiny details.
Jul 10, 2019
As befits a film about nudists, Mielants treats all nudity with such nonchalance it becomes a non-issue after just a few minutes.