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Keyhole

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

April 06, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Guy Maddin

Starring :

Jason Patric, Isabella Rossellini, Udo Kier, Kevin McDonald, Tattiawna Jones, David Wontner, Louis Negin, Daniel Enright, Brooke Palsson, Olivia Rameau, Tattiawna Jones

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

4 of 5

“..your task is to live with the mystery..”
by Dave White [Movies.com]
3.5 of 5

“..uses old styles and technologies not as a cute retro gimmick but rather to explore persistent themes of memory and loss..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
3 of 5

“..ultimately comes off like a feature-length private joke that revels a bit too gleefully in its overall inscrutability..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
“..this new film keeps the audience guessing as to whether what we’re seeing is really happening, or a delusion, or the dream of a madman..”
by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap]
“..this film is in many ways the narrative equivalent to that same impulse..”
“..offers no promise of landing on solid ground or breaking through the atmosphere..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
“..if you’re a Maddin novice looking to understand what makes this guy special, this film is probably not the best place to start..”
by Ethan Alter [Film Journal International]
“..film's structure is not only nonlinear, but also less narrative than architectural..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
2.5 of 4

“..feels like something that might have worked better as a short..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Review rate : D+

“..crowded smorgasbord of genre picture tropes..”
by James Rocchi [The Playlist]
Review rate : B-

“..a story that's often nonsensical by design, and one in which the rest of the cast is frequently either stiff or exaggerated..”
by Noel Murray [AV Club]

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