A Serbian Film
A Serbian Film (2011)

Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life with his wife Maria and six-year old son Petar in tumultuous Serbia, trying to make ends meet. A sudden call from his former colleague Layla will change everything. Aware of his… More

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Rated: NC-17
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: May 13, 2011
DVD Release Date: October 25, 2011
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
A.O. Scott
New York Times

"A Serbian Film" revels in its sheer inventive awfulness and dares the viewer to find a more serious layer of meaning.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

A sordid welter of sexual sadism, incestuous necrophilia and 'snuff movie' nihilism.

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Martin Tsai
Critic's Notebook

Bottom line is, this film doesn't make any taboo look sexy - not even remotely. If you find it arousing, you are the problem.

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Karina Longworth
Village Voice

That the film exists at all is a more cogent commentary on the nation's collective trauma than any of the direct statements or potential metaphors contained within.

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David Keyes

There exists a hard, bitter audience for the likes of A Serbian Film, one of the most graphic depictions of human suffering I have ever seen committed to the screen. I am not among them.

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Scott Weinberg

I admire and detest this film at the same time. And I will never watch it again.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

In its histrionic dream logic, the movie says as much about Eastern Europe as Twilight does about the Pacific Northwest. Frankly, you'd be better off self-abusing.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

To compliment it as being well-crafted, which it is, doesn't mean much when it's unwatchable.

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Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] ...Spasojević invites the viewer to compare his made-up pornography of death to the similar underlying nature of capitalism's commercial cinema of the West and its attendant sponsors.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhćes
It is unbelievable that Spasojevic had the guts to say that there is a political commentary in this grotesque and repellent piece of torture porn that seems to… More
Matthew Roe
Srdjan Spasojevic has created one of the most depressing, disturbing and grotesque films ever to be produced. Though many would call this overreacting, A… More
Lucas Martins
Jawdroping, A Serbian Film is a real piece of transgressive cinema. At the begining the film shows a few desnecessary scenes. Spasojevic's skoching work… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
If you like amateur, forced spike-table birth, then bloody baby rape, followed by a glass of dazzling White Zinfadel, you will love Serbia!
Alex roy
I have seen my fair share of depraved cinema over the years. But none has had the sickening impact of A Serbian Film. This is a piece of absolute trash. The… More
Unknown Hobo
I am still quite shocked at how many people missed the entire point of this movie. Its a beautifully shot and well thought out, provoking movie about the… More