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The City of Lost Children

Rated R for disturbing and grotesque images of violence and menace.

R In Theaters 12/15/1995 , 112min.
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Village Voice
City of Lost Children is so extravagantly cluttered, so packed to the portholes, it's hard to sort out, or even see, what's there. Under the overload, however, it has some perfectly lovely elements. [19 Dec 1995] Full Review
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
This delirious film is overflowing with energy and effects, but it lacks the heart and soul that would have made it important as well as impressive. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
For those who enjoy the offbeat, The City of Lost Children is worth taking the time and effort to find. Full Review
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
The City of Lost Children is a stunningly surreal fantasy, a fable of longing and danger, of heroic deeds and bravery, set in a brilliantly realized world of its own. It is one of the most audacious, original films of the year. [22 Dec 1995] Full Review
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
This remarkable movie is really one-of-a-kind. [15 Dec 1995] Full Review

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