The Woodsman Reviews

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September 27, 2020
It is not a perfect film, yet it is a powerful film that tackles one of the most difficult subjects a film could tackle.
August 7, 2020
I have no doubt that Kevin Bacon delivers a solid performance in 'The Woodsman'. [Full review in Spanish]
April 23, 2019
It's a haunting piece of acting, certainly Bacon's best to date.
January 10, 2018
Often cast in high-energy, borderline manic roles, Bacon creates here a sad, lank-haired, introverted character who doesn't fish for sympathy and, for that very reason, and against all odds, ends up winning it.
April 29, 2009
A really intelligent and amazing piece of real filmmaking...
April 16, 2009
Debut director Nicole Kassell compassionately explores the troubled psyche of a former pedophile struggling with inner demons and external obstacles to lead a normal life.
August 7, 2008
December 27, 2007
May 26, 2007
A bold and poignantly told tale, nestling into its characters to draw out raw and candidly revealing performances.
April 1, 2006
December 6, 2005
November 14, 2005
(...) Aún con su intensidad a medio camino, The Woodsman es un drama maduro, desafiante y revelador de lo que estamos dispuestos a tolerar y/o a perdonar (nos) los seres humanos.
October 22, 2005
deals with one disturbing phenomenon in an honest and humane way
September 30, 2005
May 16, 2005
April 26, 2005
There's certainly a sensitivity and intelligence that went into this psychodrama.
April 22, 2005
Look past the seemingly unpleasant subject matter and you'll be able to appreciate this insightful character study quite easily.
April 8, 2005
A lean and unapologetic piece about a type of person too often rendered in simplistic 'monster' colors.
March 30, 2005
An uneasy, sometimes difficult film to watch - rare at the movies these days. But as a study in pedophilia, there is plenty to be said for the conversation it ignites.
March 13, 2005
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