Days of Grace
Days of Grace (2015)

Corruption, kidnapping, and vigilante justice fuel this explosive debut by Mexican filmmaker Everardo Gout. Set in Mexico City during three consecutive World Cup tournaments, three lives impacted by abduction intersect. Lupe, an idealistic… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 1, 2015
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
A.O. Scott
New York Times

"Days of Grace" is a potent and vigorous film. It may not illuminate the depths or explore the causes of Mexico's crisis, but it mines that crisis for memorable images and dramatic scenes.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

The best Mexican splatterfest since Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia!

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

It may feel more like pulp than art house, but it still maintains its grip, bound together by a score composed by Nick Cave, among others.

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Sam Weisberg
Village Voice

Most of this frantic moviemaking is more disorienting than riveting.

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Nick Prigge
Slant Magazine

Eventually, the film's impressive array of formal pyrotechnics overwhelms its morals.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

So confusing (especially if you're a football dolt) that you may have trouble identifying the different narrative strands. It's still gripping.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

The dizzying narrative pings hither and thither, with first-time director Gout confidently deploying different screen ratios and film stocks to remind the audience where they are in the timeline.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

This is all very impressive in its scope and moral reach, and the movie, with its extensive use of handheld cameras, sweaty close-ups and violent encounters, is visually striking.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

There are characters who help to connect the stories and provide a straight line through a very twisted narrative. In its best moments this is an exciting, involving multi-story thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
There are some amazing long takes here, yes, and the brutality depicted is really appropriate; however, it seems more than evident that Gout is only aiming for… More