Slumming
Slumming (2006)

A privileged young prankster with a cruel streak sends an alcoholic poet on a redemptive quest to find his way back home in director Michael Glawogger's semi-existential road drama. Sebastian (August Diehl) is a well-to-do slacker who… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 24, 2006
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Wally Hammond
Time Out

Ably shot and well-performed and observed, Slumming, initially manifests an interesting and unsentimental impassivity and moral neutrality before succumbing to a more-or-less orthodox story of redemption through love. Impressive all the same.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

It has promise, but it is mostly unrealized. ... The story doesn't develop but just falls apart.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Darkness overshadows humor with characters that are either so overbearing or misanthropic that they destroy any enjoyment of its quirky nature.

Boyd van Hoeij
european-films.net

The rich toy with the poor and enjoy themselves, so what's new?

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Eddie Cockrell
Variety

A provocative, finely crafted pic that becomes alarmingly disjointed in the last reels but casts enough of a spell.

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