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  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 88
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    After winning raves at last year's New York Film Festival, Pablo Larrain's Tony Manero, from Chile, is receiving a run here. show more

  • 83
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Larrain's (literally) dark, edgy movie is a precise artistic commentary on Augusto Pinochet's miserable regime. show more

  • 90
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    More than an indelible portrait of a sociopath with the soul of a zombie, Tony Manero is an extremely dark meditation on borrowed cultural identity. show more

  • 50
    J. Hoberman Village Voice

    Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain's alarming Tony Manero--named not for its protagonist, but rather his ego-ideal, John Travolta's character in "Saturday Night Fever"--is another study of a cinema-struck, solitary daydreamer, albeit a particularly stunted member of the genus. show more

  • 50
    Variety

    Balancing black humor against allegorical indictment of the Pinochet regime's oppression on narrow stack heels, striking, very offbeat period pic Tony Manero follows a psychotic petty criminal into the depths of his crazed obsession with John Travolta's character in "Saturday Night Fever." show more

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