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Simon Killer

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

April 05, 2013 (Limited)

Director :

Antonio Campos

Starring :

Brady Corbet, Mati Diop, Michael Abiteboul, Marc Gaviard, Alexandra Neil, Nicolas Ronchi, Etienne Rotha Moeng, Constance Rousseau, Lila Salet

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

5 of 5

“..the film's darkly saturated images unsettle more than inform..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [New York Times]
2 of 4

“..the best scenes in "Simon Killer" get out of the sociopathic title character's way and allow him to speak for himself..”
by Simon Abrams [Chicago Sun-Times]
1 of 5

“..sort of "An American Psycho's European Vacation," this indie dramatic thriller mixes sex and violence and still winds up dul...”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
2 of 5

“..Simon Killer rarely seems like more than a cinema-du-Gaspar-Noe simulacrum..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
“..if Simon Killer's tragic drift is predictable, the seedy particulars still engross..”
by Chris Klimek [Village Voice]
3 of 4

“..director Antonio Campos, making excellent use of the queasy rhythms of a percussive musical score, keeps piling up the dread as we wonder just how dangerous Simon can be to the women who keep taking pity on him..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : B+
Reviewed by Amanda Mae Meyncke [Film.com]

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