Johanna (2006)

A female drug addict falls into a coma after a traffic accident, but she miraculously recovers and stays on in the lugubrious hospital as a nurse, curing patients by lying beside them. The facility's regular staff eventually turns… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: June 23, 2006
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Mundruczó knows what he's doing, even when it seems like he's intentionally alienating his film's already tiny target audience.

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Total Film

Sounds barmy, doesn't it? Alas, it's a bit of a bore.

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Xan Brooks

Zsofia Taller's score hits all the right notes, but it's the spooky green-lit visuals that linger most in the memory.

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Martin Hoyle
Time Out

The cinematography of Mátyás Erdély and András Nagy creates a nightmare subterranean world whose images linger after the sound and the (not very furious) fury have died away.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Art, or arse? Well, we certainly see plenty of Toth's behind as she orgasms elderly blokes back to health.

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Patrick Peters
Empire Magazine

A laudably bold idea to update Joan of Arc's story as a medical opera ultimately over-reaches.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Kornel Mundruczo's Johanna is a astonishing coup de cinema.

Matthew Leyland

The potentially riotous combo of sex, song and surgery palls all too quickly, leaving us waiting around for morphine addict turned maverick nurse Orsolya Téth's inevitable date with flaming destiny.

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