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  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    For a film so pessimistic about mankind, Taxidermia erupts with some light-hearted technical inspiration: Cinematographer Gergely Poharnok's compositions are wickedly hilarious, while production designer Adrien Asztalos' concoctions are peculiarly gross. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Despite its stomach-turning images (and maybe because of), it is a daring, provocative work by a talented helmer who gets off pushing the envelope. He should be supported, no matter how outlandish he gets. show more

  • 100
    Film Threat

    Only for fans of the bizarre and certainly not for those with even a faintly weak stomach. But for those meeting both qualifications: Welcome to a devious little nightmare. show more

  • 60
    Patrick Peters Empire

    Keeping it surreal has never been so nauseating and, at times, hilarious. show more

  • 100
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    A brilliant, often grotesquely bizarre allegory on life in Hungary from World War II to the present. show more

  • 100
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Belongs to a school of Central European surrealism that marries nightmarish horror with formal beauty. show more

  • 90
    L.A. Weekly

    All this helps to shape Pálfi’s crudely bombastic but impressive philosophical view of the body as landscape and art, a source of personal discovery, wonder and annihilation. show more

  • 90
    Eddie Cockrell Variety

    Taxidermia sets a benchmark for body horror in the cinema. show more

  • 67
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    Frequently funny, for those who can stomach it. show more

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