Dillinger  Morto (Dillinger is Dead)
Dillinger Morto (Dillinger is Dead) (1969)

This offbeat combination of reality and fantasy finds Glauco (Michel Piccoli) returning home from his job as an industrial engineer to find his wife (Anita Pallenberg) in bed with a headache. Deciding to fix dinner for himself, he reads… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 23, 1969
DVD Release Date: March 16, 2010
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Tobias
AV Club

Finding the connective tissue between one incident and the next can be its own form of madness, yet the film is transfixing, too, provided viewers yield to it a little.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

There are some sharp ideas tucked alongside the tedious high jinks and rank sexism of Dillinger Is Dead.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Seems less groundbreaking than simply intriguing as an artistic relic of a much different cinematic era.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Dillinger is one of those artful endurance tests that views conventional storytelling as a sell-out. Yet the movie's also playful, droll, and unexpectedly wise within its rigorous framework.

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Scott Foundas
Village Voice

Working at the height of his powers, Ferreri turns this domestic prison into a centrifuge of ideas about the loss of self in an age when movies, TV, and commercial advertising had come to promise us the ability to be whomever we wanted.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

A finely calibrated exercise in inspired lunacy.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Like an Ionesco one-act, the movie is purposely backloaded, rolling along to no apparent purpose and then climaxing with an absurd act of violence that casts a harsh white glare on the bourgeois self-indulgence that preceded it.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A bizarre, dark fantasy.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

... one of those artifacts one either loves or hates, as it takes place essentially in an insomniac industrial designer's impossibly hip '60s apartment while his wife snoozes a pharmaceutically enhanced sleep

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
A gas-mask designer finds a gun wrapped in newspapers in his pantry, then spends a long evening puttering about the house---fixing a meal, disassembling and… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Dillinger Is Dead" starts with Glauco(Michel Piccoli) informing a colleague that he is done with designing gas masks. Arriving… More