Unconscious
Unconscious (2006)

One man's identity makes for a difficult mystery to solve in this independent comedy drama from director Bradley Wigor. After a life-threatening accident, a man lies unconscious in a hospital bed, while police and doctors try to find… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 5, 2009
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A comedy that tackles outrageous subjects (pornography, transvestism, bisexuality and drug abuse) with both grace and mischievous glee.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

The film is sustained effortlessly by the charismatic Watling and Tosar, who are among Spain's most popular movie stars.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

The Freudian farce Unconscious is paced so breathlessly that it keeps you panting to keep up with each new plot twist.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Oristrell stages funny, madcap scenes around bondage, cross-dressing and incest.

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John Patterson
L.A. Weekly

Laboring in the wide shadow of Almodóvar and lacking much in the way of visual distinction, Unconscious compensates with its cast's full-tilt commitment to rip-snorting farce.

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Gene Seymour
Newsday

Are the Spanish the only ones these days able to make movie comedies that are smart, sexy, wacky and graceful all at once?

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

[Billy] Wilder would have loved this razor-timed, feather-light comedy set in sexually repressed 1913 Spain.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The comedy is too broad, lacking the subtlety that the film's high-brow intentions require.

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Jennifer Drapkin
Village Voice

The movie's message is clear: Freud's greatest contribution to society was not the idea that all little boys long to sleep with their mothers -- rather, it's the concept of the unconscious, a hidden place where our secret desires yearn to be free.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Oristrell is a modern day Woody Allen, although with a better sense of rhythm and naughty buffoonery. You'll laugh from corners of your subconscious you didn't know you had.

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[font=Century Gothic]In "Unconscious", it is 1913 when Alma(Leonor Watling), extremely pregnant, fears her husband, a psychologist, is missing or… More

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