The Color Of The Chameleon
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The Color Of The Chameleon
A maniacal informant creates his own phantom secret-police department. He recruits a group of unsuspecting intellectuals to spy on each other and after the fall of communism uses his secret archive to wreak havoc on the government. The movie offers a paradoxical twist in the standard representation of totalitarianism as a society of victims and victimizers. This is a story without innocents. Secret policing reveals its dark nature not only in its nauseating cruelties, but most suggestively in its deviant pleasures. (C) Official Site

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Will best reward those who are prepared to pay attention and stick with its twirls and pirouettes until the complex pay-off."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"...an unmitigated disaster of epic proportions..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Bulgarian cinema has, for many years, been close to nonexistent, but Christov and Todorov's fervid fictions might just start to fill the void."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, Film Comment Magazine
"The filmmakers are too busy being sarcastic to ever actually be beholden to the film's trippy conceptions and political paranoia they intermittently engage with in the film."
‑ Chris Cabin, Slant Magazine
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