Moebius
Moebius (2014)

The husband. The wife. Their son. The atmosphere at home is ice cold - the husband distracted by an affair with a young woman, the wife sick of her husband's debauchery, and the teenage son indifferent to them both. Overwhelmed with… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 28, 2014
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Dark, depraved, and unforgettably sordid, Moebius leavens its perversity with originality and with.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

[Moebius] would be easy to dismiss if Kim weren't so sincere and sober in pursuit of his Oedipal and other emotional concerns.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

When it comes down to it, this a movie where the only major female characters are intentionally interchangeable and exist only to castrate men.

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Anton Bitel
FilmLand Empire

An outrageous Oedipal psychodrama that rubs and chafes against Buddhist parable, it also chooses, without a single line of dialogue, to show rather than tell its jaw-droppingly transgressive acts with Chaplin-esque distance.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

It's one from the heart, and a twisted tale it is.

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Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice

Moebius is almost weird enough to be a creation myth, and that's no small accomplishment.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

The clever twists in the story are captivating enough to compensate for the disgusting nature of the acts on-screen.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Such is Kim's plotty momentum that the whole thing feels like an extreme joke made of pained silences, one that somehow strips bare the subtext of overbearing parents.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

As an exercise in unrelenting discomfort, it's hard to beat this monstrous experiment from Korean provocateur Kim Ki-duk.

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Jamie Dunn
The Skinny

[Kim Ki-duk] peppers his film's nastiness with baroque humour.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
What actually bothers me in this disturbing - and perversely hilarious - Korean Oedipal-Buddhist parable is not those hard-to-stomach scenes of genital… More