The Moneychanger (Así habló el cambista) Reviews

September 23, 2019
[The film's] tone borders on self-parody and its own characters prevent any degree of empathy from the public. [Full review in Spanish]
September 17, 2019
A continent-hopping dramedy that's not very funny and never catches fire.
September 16, 2019
Sure, it's timely to see The Moneychanger in an age in which nice guys still finish last and a******s continue to get ahead, but the film peddles a kind of basic comedy that's oddly tone-deaf...
September 13, 2019
Yet the images, and the actions within them, lack the acerbic edge that would really drive the knife in. Much like Brause himself, the film tends toward the handsome, yet hollow.
September 9, 2019
It has a terrific sense of place and time and offers wonderful performances... suffers from a lack of consistent tension and overall clarity.
September 9, 2019
Although likely to be a winning combination of familiar narrative tactics and subject paired with ambitious, period-defined political intrigue, The Moneychanger doesn't conquer any new territory.
September 9, 2019
Federico Veiroj continuously underlines in red ink his protagonist's cowardness, impulsive greediness, and lust.
September 7, 2019
Uruguay director Federico Veiroj has an itch of an idea, but doesn't innovate or entrance with The Moneychanger, a sometimes swift, sometimes funny, but mostly middle-of-the-road thriller about the dangers of greed.