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Stoker

Overview


Genre :

Thriller, Drama

Release Date :

March 01, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Park Chan-wook

Starring :

Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, Matthew Goode, Dermot Mulroney, Jacki Weaver, Lucas Till, Alden Ehrenreich

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

3 of 4

“..Stoker is a coming-of-age one, the kind you could imagine Neil Gaiman reading to his children. She speaks in voiceover about her "longing to be rescued, to be completed," yet she's slow to allow other people into her life or even to touch her..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
3 of 4

“..Park Chan-wook makes an eye-catching English-language debut with his outrageous quasi-remake..”
by Xan Brooks [The Guardian]
2 of 4

“..is disjointed and hollow, its surreal style devoid of substance..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1 of 5

“..an art-house movie which plays for most its length like an unacknowledged remake of Hitchcock's 1943 classic..”
by Christopher Tookey [Daily Mail]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
Reviewed by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
Reviewed by David Edelstein [New York Magazine]

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