Post Mortem
Post Mortem (2012)

Pablo Larrain's follow-up to Tony Manero is another unnerving look at one man's psychosis set against a country's political and moral turmoil -- here, a lonely morgue clerk whose infatuation with the burlesque dancer next door… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 21, 2012
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Critic Score: 84% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Unfortunately, the pacing also moves at a zombie shuffle, with shots held past the point of ennui to agony.

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Mark Jenkins

Post Mortem is - intentionally - not an engaging movie.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Unfortunately, as beautifully presented as it is, and no matter how creepily authentic the autopsied and rotting cadavers look, Post Mortem is D.O.A. in the suspense department.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Mesmerizing, somehow otherworldly...

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Larrain crafts Post Mortem as a slow, quiet character study, narrowing in on Castro in his home and office while the world outside descends into madness.

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Stephanie Zacharek

Post Mortem starts out at a crawl, but it gathers emotional momentum as it pushes forward.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Mario's life spirals out of control in unexpected ways.

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Josh Frank
Time Out

The first half's pretentiously doom-laden vibe suggests the film is slowly tunneling up its own rigor-mortised rectum. Patience, however, will be rewarded.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The violence in Chile in 1973 when the government of Salvador Allende was overthrown seen through the eyes of a mortuary assistant.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
Even though I usually don't favor any movie with an ending that piles on, it turns out there is quite a bit to admire in the intriguing "Post… More