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  • 80
    Stephen Dalton The Hollywood Reporter

    The film repays patient viewing as it evolves into an engrossing, nuanced, philosophical drama. show more

  • 75
    Peter Keough Boston Globe

    As remorseless in style as it is in message, In the Fog offers little hope and few pleasures, but earns admiration for its elegant exploration of the lowest depths of the human condition. show more

  • 63
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    If the movie has a star, it may be cinematographer Oleg Mutu, the Romanian who lensed “The Death of Mr. Lazarescu” and “4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days.” Even when the pace wanes, the images are still gripping. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    Sergei Loznitsa occasionally writes his ideas too explicitly in the film's dialogue, though he makes up for this by deftly employing some ironic symbolism elsewhere. show more

  • 100
    Robbie Collin The Telegraph

    This is a masterpiece of serious cinema; long, slow and grave as the grave. show more

  • 80
    David Parkinson Empire

    It's a stark vision of humanity in a hellish world. Tough and thought-provoking. show more

  • 80
    Peter Bradshaw The Guardian

    In the Fog is an intense, slow-burning and haunting drama. show more

  • 60
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    Loznitsa would have done better to embrace the story’s enigmas as opposed to explicate them. show more

  • 60
    Total Film

    The film strips away ideas of heroism mercilessly. show more

  • 60
    Time Out London

    This philosophical war film is impressive and thought provoking but it’s also too restrained and pensive to ever completely connect. show more

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