The Temptation of St. Tony (Püha Tõnu kiusamine) Reviews

August 5, 2019
A staggering and enthralling work that finds profundity in absurdity, suggesting that man's questioning of the cosmic scheme is ultimately folly.
January 21, 2011
The Temptation of St. Tony is a slow moving but wry and surreal work that pays off if you let it work its spell on you.
December 2, 2010
Full of extreme imagery and offering many darkly satirical touches, this Estonian picture brings to mind the work of Luis Buuel, David Lynch and Ingmar Bergman.
September 30, 2010
The Temptation of St. Tony becomes a harrowing, often darkly comic nightmare, studded with allusions to art, literature and film.
September 30, 2010
unpuu's orchestrations and barbed surprises, which greatly depend on cinematographer Mart Taniel (and various Estonian theater vets), hold continued promise.
September 26, 2010
There's no better cinematic praise than to be evocative of Bla Tarr's tour de force Werckmeister Harmonies.
September 24, 2010
The references come so fast so often that only the most conversant of cineastes could possibly keep up.
September 17, 2010
Nightmarish tale of existential crisis both disturbs and delights.
September 17, 2010
Bizarre and beautiful, disturbing and droll.
September 15, 2010
It's tempting to call this stunning sick joke the work of a true visionary.