The Young Karl Marx (Le jeune Karl Marx) Reviews

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June 21, 2018
Peck's work is handsome; what it lacks is a true sense of danger, a feeling of history roiling in the present tense.
March 2, 2018
With the sensibility of a very boring Downton Abbey and a political consciousness to match, The Young Marx is an insipid disaster.
Top Critic
March 1, 2018
And by the time Marx writes what his wife calls a...critique of the critical critique - well, my eyes glazing over at the dialectics, I for one needed an antidote.
February 23, 2018
Watching it is like being tossed into an agitprop blender..It has little depth, either political or psychological.
February 23, 2018
Raoul Peck is on a roll.
February 22, 2018
Against all expectations, "Young Karl Marx" makes this kind of brainy content bracing and dramatic.
August 27, 2018
a powerful, multi-lingual biopic
August 20, 2018
Frames history in terms of a spreading ideology. The resulting character study is leaden yet sobering.
June 23, 2018
Peck's focus is on how the ideas [are] not mere airy abstraction. Diehl and Konarske are game, their performances rippling with the physical thrill of sharing the pursuit of knowledge amid an atmosphere of censorship, police raids and concerted opposition
May 23, 2018
His film works as a well-informed and intelligent biopic, not as a vulgar propaganda film.
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