The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier)
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An enjoyable and subversive parody on both B-film horror stories from the 1950s and mental health caregivers by legendary French director Jean Renoir."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"By stressing the universal elements of Stevenson's story, Renoir eradicates the creakiness of the plot, spinning the tale into something that still feels relevant."
‑ Jeremy Heilman,
"Picnic on the Grass suggests the harmony between mind and libido, but here Renoir savors the possibilities of the human split"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"The film shifts tones and rhythms almost uncomfortably..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
"It's the kind of role that can inspire brilliance, and Barrault is remarkable, suggesting a deranged mime who moves in a series of spasms and ticks before breaking into wild, inexplicable violence."
‑ Doug Cummings, Filmjourney
"Turns out to be one of the best movie versions of the classic story."
‑ Shawn Levy, Oregonian