Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A strange and rather sick movie made by highly talented people."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"...worth a look, if only for Power's engaging, electrifying performance."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"One of the odder products of Hollywood's golden age."
‑ Marc Mohan, Oregonian
"Power used his almost irritating handsomeness as a subversive tool."
‑ Michael Atkinson, Movieline
"Neither a great movie nor even a classic noir but it has a great ambition to be daring and, once seen, is not easily forgotten."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"will haunt you for days"
‑ Christopher Null,
"A terrific movie, pulled off with a tremendous amount of skill."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Alongside Todd Browning's Freaks, this is a brilliantly grim assessment of humanity's place in the cruel circus of life."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
"A cult classic."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A middle of the road drama that has a lot going for it in certain key areas."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
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