Whores' Glory Reviews

July 6, 2012
"Whores' Glory" takes a deadpan, nonjudgmental approach, which generally works well, even if the fly-on-the-wall technique makes clear that what attracts flies usually stinks.
June 14, 2012
Glawogger has the good sense mostly to stay out of the way and let the material speak for itself.
May 24, 2012
To experience it is to be haunted by the bleakness and ugliness of prostitution, the hopeless trap of it, and the defeat of love that it represents.
April 28, 2012
A daring, novelistic and unforgettable account of the real lives of female prostitutes in three very different countries and social contexts.
April 27, 2012
Austrian documentarian Michael Glawogger takes his cameras to three red-light districts around the world, and finds life is miserable for the women who work in the world's oldest profession - and for the men who pay cash for sex.
April 26, 2012
[A] quietly powerful but dispiriting documentary, which compares the world's oldest profession as practiced from place to place.
April 26, 2012
Like a stroll through Amsterdam's red-light district at night. It's an experience far more sad than sexy.
April 26, 2012
The film's break from the usual earnest, stat-filled exposé is a large part of its appeal, and Glawogger's attention to color and composition don't diminish the quality of the testimony or dip into raw exploitation.
April 24, 2012
Wallops its points across with stunning, sickening effectiveness.
April 24, 2012
Whores' Glory demystifies trick turning with a bluntness and sneaky artistry that's sure to make even the most jaded of us choke on our next sitcom-hooker-joke chuckle.
Top Critic
April 19, 2012
To combine stories of exploited Third World women with feisty songs by female Anglo-American rockers is to flirt with glamorization.