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Manderlay Review

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3.0

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    46

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Manderlay is turgid and hollow.

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  • 0

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Hate is too strong an emotion to spend on such a clumsy, bloodless broadside against human foibles in general and American follies in particular.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Nothing von Trier presents here, whether real or imagined, is fresh or new.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    I wouldn't go so far as to claim Manderlay is fun to watch. Von Trier, who can made compulsively watchable films ("Breaking the Waves"), has found a style that will alienate most audiences. Maybe it's necessary.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The acting has the bravura stage eloquence of Broadway Shakespeare and the movie is narrated, beautifully, by John Hurt.

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