The Death and Life of Otto Bloom (2016) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Death and Life of Otto Bloom (2016)

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The adventures of a man who experiences life in reverse.

Cast

Xavier Samuel
as Otto Bloom
Matilda Brown
as Young Ada
Rose Riley
as Suzi Noon
Terry Camilleri
as Bob Simkin

Critic Reviews for The Death and Life of Otto Bloom

All Critics (10)

Cris Jones' debut feature is that rare thing: a mock documentary that reaches a genuine emotional depth.

March 20, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Intriguing on paper, underwhelming in execution.

March 20, 2017 | Full Review…

The film, in keeping with Bloom's own condition, is instantly forgettable.

March 19, 2017 | Rating: Not Recommended | Full Review…

As far as arthouse fare goes, it's a well-made, theme-rich venture that deploys a variety of inventive techniques, though the debt the film owes to Woody Allen's seminal 1983 work Zelig is worn a little too clearly on its sleeve.

March 18, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Sounds intriguing? It certainly is, but the trouble is that Jones's abilities don't quite match his ambitions.

March 17, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The best to be said for this tiresome exercise in magic realism is that it feels like a film the writer-director Cris Jones, an Australian making his first feature, may have needed to get out of his system.

March 15, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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