Young Toerless
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Toerless (Matthieu Carriere) attends school at an early 20th Century Austrian military boarding school. He is distracted from the school's attempts to educate and train the young boys by the brutality of a few select students. As the school bullies terrorize and humiliate a fellow student, Toerless simply watches from afar, uneasy about speaking out. His attitude differs little from the cold, unaffected teaching staff.This first feature from Volker Schlondorff (THE TIN DRUM), a chilling indictment of dehumanizing military society, won the International Critics Prize at Cannes. The images… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Where Anderson uses educational oppressiveness to trigger the students' revolutionary impulses, Schlöndorff presents it as an incubator for the horrors ahead"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Noir life at a German boy's school, made more compelling in black and white."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"The movie's disturbing power is in presenting how tyranny creeps into smaller, undisclosed facets of life."
‑ Mark Palermo, Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
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