Decision to Leave

critic Reviews

, 93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • If Decision to Leave isn't quite on the same level as Park Chan-wook's masterpieces, this romantic thriller is still a remarkable achievement by any other metric.
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    Caryn JamesBBC.com
    Park Chan-wook puts a ravishing spin on a timeless story of romantic obsession and a detective who falls for his suspect.
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    Scott TobiasThe Reveal
    It’s not as immediately gripping as his previous work, but it lingers like perfume.
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    Radheyan SimonpillaiCTV's Your Morning
    Possibly the sexiest movie of the year and certainly one of the best.
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    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune
    Park’s willingness to court a lot of momentary confusion about who’s who and what’s what will be a little much for some. I feel this way: When the filmmaking and the acting’s on this level, Park can zag around all he wants.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    One of the smartest, most satisfying murder mysteries in years.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    The narrative is structurally audacious, and regularly deploys flashbacks and clever cuts, and scenes within scenes. It’s also the most melancholic film of Park’s career...
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    Sebastian Zavala KahnCinencuentro
    A film that seems to be based more on concepts of romance than on American detective or noir cinema, and that has a structure that could tire some. Full review in Spanish.
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    Robert RotenLaramie Movie Scope
    The ending of this crazy star-crossed love story is even crazier than the rest of the plot, and that's very hard to do.
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    Elsa Fernández-SantosEl Pais (Spain)
    A dazzling neo-noir capable of moving with enormous virtuosity by a visual language that appeals to the 21st century, ruled by its pirouettes and digital layers, without losing classic noir tradition and its eternal stereotypes... [Full review in Spanish]
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    Randy MeeksEspinof
    Yes, it's dense. Yes, you may feel empty after viewing. Yes, the characters could solve their problems simply by speaking two lines at the opportune moment. But cinema isn't logical. [Full review in Spanish]
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