The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier) (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier) (1959)

The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier)

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Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror
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Critic Reviews for The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier)

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | April 28, 2007
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 28, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

An enjoyable and subversive parody on both B-film horror stories from the 1950s and mental health caregivers by legendary French director Jean Renoir.

Full Review… | January 5, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Picnic on the Grass suggests the harmony between mind and libido, but here Renoir savors the possibilities of the human split

Full Review… | September 25, 2009
CinePassion

It's the kind of role that can inspire brilliance, and Barrault is remarkable, suggesting a deranged mime who moves in a series of spasms and ticks before breaking into wild, inexplicable violence.

Full Review… | October 31, 2007

By stressing the universal elements of Stevenson's story, Renoir eradicates the creakiness of the plot, spinning the tale into something that still feels relevant.

Full Review… | July 28, 2007
MovieMartyr.com

Audience Reviews for The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier)

½

The last half an hour is brilliant. Unfortunately what comes before it is rather dull.

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vieras esine

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½

Not one of Renoir's best, but just looking at Jean-Louis Barrault's double performance it is enough!

George Matalliotakis
George Matalliotakis

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