Amnesia (2017)

Ibiza, the early nineties, Jo is a twenty-five-year-old music composer. He has come over from Berlin and wants to be part of the nascent electronic music revolution, ideally by getting a job first as a DJ in the new nightclub on the island,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 21, 2017
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Glenn Kenny

The film has a personal tone that is not always detectable in his other movies. It enhances a film that's one of the most thoughtful in Schroeder's body of work.

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Tatiana Craine
Village Voice

This two-hander is light on plot, but the emotional baggage its leads carry is anything but.

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Alex Heeney
Seventh Row

The compassion with which the actors deliver and respond to these revelations is nuanced and emotional.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Los Angeles Times

An affecting rumination on the moral weight of personal choices.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

[The] script ... saddles the cast with blunt dialogue, laying out ideas at the expense of credibly evasive and self-protective human behavior (to say nothing of realistic conversational rhythms).

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Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

Amnesia feels as if a second, lesser story has been ripped from and haphazardly shaped out of a challenging one.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

Alas, Mr. Schroeder ... has tethered both his actress and this natural glory to an awkward, unpersuasive story, largely set in the early 1990s, that coalesces around the lingering effects of World War II on the German soul.

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Scott Foundas

The thorny subject of German historical memory binds the characters in Barbet Schroeder's Amnesia, a thoughtful, sensitive character study that reps a minor-key comeback for the veteran Swiss filmmaker.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Pretty and meditative, tepid and toothless.

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