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Martha Marcy May Marlene

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

October 21, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Sean Durkin

Starring :

Elizabeth Olsen, Hugh Dancy, Sarah Paulson, Maria Dizzia, Christopher Abbott, Brady Corbet, John Hawkes

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

Review rate : A

“..tightens and tightens and tightens its grip before deciding, in its final moments, not to let us go..”
by William Goss [Film.com]
“..this is a smart, suspenseful reflection on the insidious way cults operate and the psychological vulnerabilities on which they prey..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 5

“..standing among the best films of 2011..”
by Kat Murphy [MSN Movies]
“..just the ticket for a story of imprisonment as old as a fairy tale..”
by Ella Taylor [NPR]
“..it offers disturbing psychological drama and nuanced chills rather than outright terror..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : A+

“..is superbly acted and assembled, but it is also entirely terrifying, and deeply disquieting, building a mood of paranoia with both intense, brutal transgressions and small, creepy touches of tone..”
by James Rocchi [The Palylist]
“..has given us is an existential thriller about identity and just how tenuous a grasp we have on who we really are..”
by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 4

“..creepy and serenely suspenseful..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..a deft, old-school psychological thriller (or perhaps horror film) that relies mainly on the power of suggestion and memories of hippie cult crazies..”
by J. Hoberman [Village Voice]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]

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