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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    A wild dream that spins into a nightmare, Moonlight isn't quite as provocative as it aims to be. But it will stick in your mind, and may even disturb your sleep. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    A disturbing and daring thriller with an exceptional performance by 13-year-old Laurien Van den Broeck. show more

  • 67
    Marc Mohan Portland Oregonian

    This gritty take on Grimm's suffers from mannered supporting performances and an inconsistent level of realism. show more

  • 70
    Ronnie Scheib Chicago Reader

    Laurien van den Broeck's masterful unblinking performance transcends the uneasy all-English dialogue. show more

  • 60
    The New York Times

    Though rife with topics and images American audiences may find offensive, Moonlight addresses them fearlessly and with some artistry. show more

  • 40
    Joshua Land Village Voice

    Not only is the candid (but never prurient) treatment of early-teen sexuality and drug use too hot to handle, but the narrative blend of fairy-tale wonder and nightmare logic feels sui generis. show more

  • 40
    Deborah Young Variety

    Menacing atmosphere created by Dutch helmer Paula van der Oest ("Zus & Zo") does not make up for the weak script's multiple improbabilities, flat dialogue or the discomfort of watching children, the handicapped and even animals being abused onscreen. show more

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