Silent Sonata (Circus Fantasticus)
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This modern take on the silent genre has none of the polish of, say, The Artist, but director Janez Burger's attempt has some powerful moments."
‑ Kate Muir, Times [UK]
"A Fellini-esque silent fable with tackles the horrors of war with a refreshing sense of the absurd."
‑ Simon Crook, Empire Magazine
"There is some beautiful imagery along the way but the conceit seems forced."
‑ Geoffrey Macnab, Independent
"With enigmatic digressions into the nature of the afterlife, Silent Sonata is a visually sumptuous and moving little picture in which volumes of meaning are passed along - between characters, and also to us, the audience - wordlessly."
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
"Slovenian filmmaker Janez Burger's dialogue-free poetic fable doesn't dig deep (circus as metaphor for life, thanks Fellini) but there's a gentle surreal charm that's hard to resist."
‑ Philip Kemp, Total Film
"An elegant exercise in classic European magical realism."
‑ Mark Adams, Screen International
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