Days of Grace
Days of Grace (2015)

Corruption, kidnapping, and vigilante justice fuel this explosive debut by Mexican filmmaker Everardo Gout. Set in Mexico City during three consecutive World Cup tournaments, three lives impacted by abduction intersect. Lupe, an idealistic… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 1, 2015
DVD Release Date: May 5, 2015
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Gout undermines his own spiky, ambitious narrative with all the visual interference, as dazzling as it often is.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

The dizzying narrative pings hither and thither, with first-time director Gout confidently deploying different screen ratios and film stocks to remind the audience where they are in the timeline.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

The best Mexican splatterfest since Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia!

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

"Days of Grace" is a potent and vigorous film. It may not illuminate the depths or explore the causes of Mexico's crisis, but it mines that crisis for memorable images and dramatic scenes.

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Angie Errigo
Metro (UK)

The rapid-fire editing and an interesting musical score make you so dizzy it's very hard at times to follow who is doing what to whom and when. Still, there are nifty twists in the histrionic, compelling storytelling.

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Nick Prigge
Slant Magazine

Eventually, the film's impressive array of formal pyrotechnics overwhelms its morals.

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Sam Weisberg
Village Voice

Most of this frantic moviemaking is more disorienting than riveting.

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Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

It does have enough action to be entertaining and it will give a lot more to the viewer who can work out the style intricacies.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

This is all very impressive in its scope and moral reach, and the movie, with its extensive use of handheld cameras, sweaty close-ups and violent encounters, is visually striking.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
There are some amazing long takes here, yes, and the brutality depicted is really appropriate; however, it seems more than evident that Gout is only aiming for… More