Hundstage 2001

Critics score:
48 / 100

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Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune: A remarkable, deeply disturbing work by a brilliant filmmaker. Read more

Elvis Mitchell, New York Times: An engrossing and disturbing film that feels like a Dogma 95 film made by Todd Haynes. Read more

Manohla Dargis, Los Angeles Times: Strangely entertaining. Read more

Eric Harrison, Houston Chronicle: Oddly compelling, disturbing -- some might say disturbed -- look at suburban life, Austrian style. Read more

Gary Dowell, Dallas Morning News: A parade of sadism and misanthropy. Read more

Scott Foundas, L.A. Weekly: What some detect as cruelty in Dog Days is in fact a bleak but deeply felt humanism -- a yearning that we might all learn to better love our neighbors and, perhaps more importantly, ourselves. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: A long slog through the slough of despond. Read more

Edward Guthmann, San Francisco Chronicle: This is a lament on the human condition, free of scented roses and free of solemnity. Read more

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Dennis Lim, Village Voice: This startling debut fiction feature goes to great, hectoring lengths to prove its final line: 'People are so cruel' -- a judgment from which the filmmaker himself is presumably not exempt. Read more