Alps (Alpeis) Reviews

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May 30, 2019
The acting is excellent throughout, each performer managing to play up the comic aspects with a new definition of deadpan.
February 5, 2019
This remarkably enjoyable film undoubtedly demands a second viewing -- and most importantly, proves that Lanthimos isn't just a one-hit wonder.
May 14, 2018
Lanthimos's film Dogtooth disturbed and impressed a lot of people, and I doubt his new film ALPS will receive a different reaction.
June 30, 2016
It will certainly keep you interested, but the ending lacks the strength to make it work completely. [Full review in Spanish]
June 2, 2014
In fact, you probably shouldn't be reading this review if you have an interest in seeing the film.
November 25, 2012
Emphatically weird, watchable and niche.
November 9, 2012
From the Greek filmmakers behind the acclaimed anti-thriller Dogtooth, this fiendishly inventive drama is just as complex and telling.
November 8, 2012
Requires multiple viewings to pick this one apart.
November 6, 2012
The reality it takes place in is heightened just enough to make the concept feel ironic, but then all attempt at genuine sentiment subsequently falls flat.
November 4, 2012
Lanthimos delivers another heady dose of weirdness. Loopier than a frog sandwich but rather wonderful.
October 30, 2012
Absurdly amusing (in places), rigorously directed, and more interesting on an intellectual level than an emotional one.
October 11, 2012
An hour and a half of darkening absurdism.
October 2, 2012
Helps make the case that Lanthimos might be a worthy, more entomological successor to Luis Buuel.
September 20, 2012
The film takes some deciphering, but once a viewer cracks its code "Alps" opens up into something expansive and rich.
September 2, 2012
...registers less as a drama than as a filmed scientific experiment.
August 7, 2012
This cinematic experience was weirdly fascinating.
July 29, 2012
After the failure of his insufferable last film "Dogtooth," Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos refines his minimalist approach to absurdist satire.
July 26, 2012
Lanthimos continually keeps you guessing about both the procedural and emotional logic at work in "Alps," and his actors are with him every step of the way.
July 13, 2012
The tone is one of deadpan discombobulation, a world turned 45 degrees to the left but presented with a clear, dry perspective.
July 13, 2012
The movie focuses tightly and obviously on role playing, but the most unsettling observations concern how fragile it all is - our health, our minds, our denial of death.
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