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In Theaters June 6
Modern day Europe: A priest and his companion hunt silently through the fields, accompanied by a braying dog. They are armed and deadly. Their quarry is Camiel Borgman, living in military sparseness in an underground den, near companions Ludwig and Pascal. Camiel scrapes out with some difficulty, hitching a ride with a doomed truck driver on a relentless trip to the heart of suburbia. He passes by two odd women, Brenda and Ilonka, with whom he seems to share a history. When a dirty Camiel arrives at the door of artist Marina and media executive Richard's expansive, designer-chic home, the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"For those who get on its wavelength, the rewards are ample and the desire to re-watch will take over."
‑ Erik McClanahan, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"A sly, insidious and intermittently hilarious domestic thriller that is likely to remain one of the most daring selections of this year's Cannes competish."
‑ Guy Lodge, Variety
"...astonishingly infuriating for much of its absurdly overlong running time."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"...whether or not it's handed any silverware, we had a great time with it as a modern adult fairytale and a blackly funny continuation of one of our most resilient storytelling traditions: Good vs Evil."
‑ Jessica Kiang, The Playlist
"A loopy, lopsided experiment"
‑ Dave Calhoun, Time Out
"Writer-director Alex van Warmerdam (who also plays one of Borgman's associates) drops vague hints of a supernatural, or even biblical, origin for his disruptive protagonist, but ultimately chooses to leave things up to, or perhaps beyond, interpretation."
‑ Marc Mohan, Oregonian
"How do you solve a problem like Borgman? A puzzle movie from the Netherlands with seemingly no key, it frustrates and intrigues in equal measure. Well, maybe not equal measure. Much more of the first thing."
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
"There's the frustrating sense of ideas bubbling too low beneath the surface, of mordant jokes serving as an end rather than a means."
‑ Catherine Shoard, Guardian [UK]
"Provides a wonderful sense of unease as to who deserves our sympathy."
‑ Jordan Hoffman, Film.com
"A film that James Whale would have made given the chance."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Damn-near destined to endure as a cult classic and high-point of contemporary Dutch cinema."
‑ Shaun Munro, Film School Rejects
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