Whisky (2004)



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After Jacobo's mother dies, he is left with only his humble sock factory that is about to go out of business. When his competitive brother Herman comes to visit, Jacobo enlists his co-worker Marta to pretend to be his wife.

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Critic Reviews for Whisky

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (3)

A fine film of few words and very little motion.

Mar 4, 2005 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A deadpan comedy shot through with a vein of despair, the Uruguayan film Whisky is a pint-size pleasure.

Mar 3, 2005 | Rating: 3.5/5

With its intentional pacing and spare but precise dialogue, Whisky works up a unique mood that's languorous yet exhilarating.

Feb 4, 2005 | Rating: 3/4

Slyly appealing.

Aug 13, 2010 | Rating: A | Full Review…

directors Stoll and Rebella have taken a potentially farcical triangle and built from it a bleak meditation on twilit lives and lost opportunities.

Aug 16, 2007 | Full Review…

This low-key tale, by sophomore Uruguayan filmmakers Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll, takes its wry look at the lives of three average people with a straight face.

May 4, 2006 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Whisky

One for me too please

Wahida K
Wahida K

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A smart comedy but definitely not your usual, conventional comedy film. The humour is so subtle, and the film is rather slow paced, hence why it won't be for everyone.

Emily B.
Emily B.

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