Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man
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Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man
In this Euro-screwball comedy, which plays with multiple genres and narrative styles, Florian Steinbiss (who grew up just miles from the remains of the first found Neanderthal man in Bonn, Germany) tells the story of a Neanderthal Man who mysteriously rematerializes in modern day Germany and seeks sanctuary in the garden of Barbara van Schmerling, a 23-year-old student of Environmental Planning. To save and protect this 'last living evidence of former humanity and naturalness from exploitation by a P.T. Barnum wannabe and a power-crazed media savvy anthropologist, Barbara takes him under… More

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"Neandertal is a valley in Germany. That meager fact is a spoiler for "Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man," because there is virtually nothing else of value to be gained from watching this film."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
"There are broad, lazy bits about huckster opportunism, an activist beauty who loves the beast philanthropically and romantically, that old punching-bag reality television, and flatly delivered burbling from other screwball rubes."
‑ Aaron Hillis, Village Voice
"An outrageous, bizarre screwball comedy that offers plenty of irreverent, anarchic fun. A mindlessly entertaining B-movie."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
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