Whisky Reviews

February 12, 2020
An understated character study in loneliness that is one of the most celebrated films to ever come out of Uruguay.
April 26, 2019
Something of an evasive, downbeat joy. A peculiarly sour poem os mislaid loyalty, grief and pessimism.
August 13, 2010
Slyly appealing.
August 16, 2007
directors Stoll and Rebella have taken a potentially farcical triangle and built from it a bleak meditation on twilit lives and lost opportunities.
July 27, 2007
May 4, 2006
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.
April 30, 2006
The filmmakers are incredibly adept at relaying so very much almost imperceptibly.
April 2, 2006
Bonedry but deeply involving film about marginal characters in Montevideo, Uruguay
December 24, 2005
April 18, 2005
Takes a wry and observant look at human interaction. And along the way it subtly pokes fun at the machismo in Latino society.
March 4, 2005
The film's measured pace may put off impatient viewers, but the brilliantly underplayed ending is worth the wait.
March 4, 2005
A fine film of few words and very little motion.
March 3, 2005
A deadpan comedy shot through with a vein of despair, the Uruguayan film Whisky is a pint-size pleasure.
February 24, 2005
This is a truly great film.
February 4, 2005
With its intentional pacing and spare but precise dialogue, Whisky works up a unique mood that's languorous yet exhilarating.
October 15, 2004
Whisky es la confirmacin de que el cine uruguayo puede dejar de soar en hacer, algn da, una gran pelcula, porque ya la ha hecho.