Avida (2006)

In this bizarre surrealist comedy from France, a handful of oddball characters live in world where people heap strange forms of abuse on animals -- dwarves stage bullfights with rhinos, zoos open restaurants where the privileged can dine on… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 29, 2008
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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

Much brainier than a John Waters opus, Avida eructs with deadpan hilarity through a series of nonsequential comic set pieces.

Deborah Young

Somewhere between Monty Python, Jacques Tati and a slideshow of New Yorker cartoons, this critique of life's cruel inconsistency confirms the French co-directors' gift for reinterpreting surrealism in a humorously modern key.

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