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

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January 5, 2011
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 | Original Score: B+
September 25, 2009
Picnic on the Grass suggests the harmony between mind and libido, but here Renoir savors the possibilities of the human split
October 31, 2007
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.
July 28, 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 | Original Score: 76/100
April 26, 2007
The film shifts tones and rhythms almost uncomfortably...
April 24, 2007
Turns out to be one of the best movie versions of the classic story.
Read More | Original Score: B+
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