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Based on 8 Reviews
critic reviews (8)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The madness of Holocaust survivors is here played mainly for dark comedy. The film's dazzling central performance in a mental institute finds Jeff Goldblum in the role of his career. show more

  • 38
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Goldblum's wobbly German accent and the staginess of the script doom this effort by Paul Schrader ("American Gigolo"). show more

  • 50
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    The director, Paul Schrader, tries for cleansing audacity, but ends up too close to farce. show more

  • 100
    Village Voice

    One cannot recommend this film strongly enough. show more

  • 60
    Los Angeles Times

    In a less competitive year, Jeff Goldblum would have had a shot at an Oscar nod for his performance in Adam Resurrected. show more

  • 60
    Todd McCarthy Variety

    Largely set in two of the least appetizing locations imaginable, a concentration camp and an insane asylum, this is a rigorously made film that does almost nothing to invite the viewer into its world. show more

  • 40
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    The film is so flat that it leaves you wondering if Mr. Kaniuk's book is ultimately untranslatable to the screen. show more

  • 75
    Nathan Rabin The A.V. Club

    In a stunning lead performance, Goldblum stars as a brilliant, apolitical jester. show more

  • October 09, 2009 rdrgzbrm
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    It is a sick film about the holocaust and sad I stop 30 something in to the film!

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