The Juniper Tree Reviews

July 12, 2019
Keene complicates our feelings about the characters in subtle and useful ways, treating Katla in particular as something more intriguing than a garden-variety evil stepmother, even when she's serving up stew with a cannibalistic secret ingredient.
April 16, 2019
"The Juniper Tree" is absorbing enough to make one rue there weren't more.
March 15, 2019
The Juniper Tree can be a bit sluggish and redundant...but it only grows richer and more revolutionary as it goes along...
March 14, 2019
The movie has a style that doesn't partake of the anticipated influences - you might expect resonances of Ingmar Bergman or Carl Dreyer, but "The Juniper Tree," which was shot in English, has a voice all its own.
March 11, 2019
Keene films the supernatural tale of timeless rusticity with fanatical attention to the barren and craggy seaside setting; her stunningly spare yet phantasmagorical images fuse the forces of nature with the spirit of mystery.