Reviews: Faust (2013)

faustReviews for this film from our members:

  • Marco Albanese @ Stanze di Cinema [Italian]
    • Excerpt: Il viaggio di Faust non si ferma a Margherita, ma prosegue verso l’ignoto, fuori dall’orrore e dalla malinconia della nostra esistenza terrena. Ma non temete, non c’è un attimo di noia nel film di Sokurov, che racconta paure e desideri terribilmente umani, con la leggerezza del capolavoro. Imperdibile.
  • [New – 12/23/13] | Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
    • Excerpt: …even if not all of Sokurov’s meaning is clear, it is fascinating to wander through this world steeped in morbid corporeality and radiant innocence. The effect is often like being inside the paintings of Bosch and Bruegel…
  • Jonathan Richards @
    • Excerpt: It’s not an across-the-board crowd pleaser. But love it or hate it, this is a visually splendid, hallucinatory picture that will stick with you.
  • Bill Weber @ Slant
    • Excerpt: Aleksandr Sokurov’s methodically balmy version of Goethe’s dramatic poem often lurches about at a remote, enigmatic distance.

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