reviews

72
Based on 17 Critics
critic reviews( 3 )
  • Kim Ki-duk is back in fighting form in Pieta, an intense and, for the first hour, sickeningly violent film that unexpectedly segues into a moving psychological study. show more

  • Not as touching or boldly transgressive as its ultra-violent peers. show more

  • 85

    The film takes a long road to spirituality, though, with plenty of stops for violence and perversion along the way. Like Abel Ferrara's "Bad Lieutenant," this story is determined to put core Christian principles to the harshest tests imaginable. show more

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