Lemming (2006)

Alain Getty, a brilliant young home automation engineer, and his wife Benedicte having recently arrived in a new town, invite Alain's boss Richard Pollock and his wife Alice to dinner. The encounter does not leave the young couple's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 19, 2006
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A creepy psychological thriller, with superb performances and natural tension flowing from every frame, Lemming is a worthy successor to Dominik Moll's With A Friend Like Harry.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Holds enough interest throughout to keep you entertained -- unless you're afraid of mice.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

It's a tale of normality invaded by pathology. But here, the danger seems less plausible, the conflict more contrived.

Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

slick, funny and unsettling, slipping between psychological thriller, absurdist farce and ghost story into an unnerving dreamscape where psychosis meets metempsychosis.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Dominik Moll's masterfully cast psychological thriller Lemming crackles with tension; its story keeps going off to unexpected places as we watch breathlessly, unable to look away.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Even by the strictest standards of odd French psychological drama, the behavior here is particularly opaque.

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Lewis Beale
Film Journal International

If Lemming doesn't necessarily work on an intellectual level, it sure does emotionally.

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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

This spooky, quasi-sci-fi, psychological thriller is unclear about what's real and what's not -- and not in any interesting way.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

More disturbing than thrilling, Lemming, like Alice, overstays its welcome, but does get around to a finishing kick.

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

A cross between a psychological and supernatural thriller, the film is intriguing, baffling and often confusing

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
Lemming is handsomely acted by 3/4ths of its principal cast and never dull by any means, but the sum of these parts sort of falls short. The movie could have… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Lemming", Alain(Laurent Lucas) is an up-and-coming engineer developing a miniature flying webcam(I want one of those for… More
Shauna Robinson
A gripping, underrated, French thriller. I thoroughly enjoyed Lemming, it never lost my attention. The story is twisted and surreal, at times a little too… More
Daniel Parsons
Exceptional, impossible to classify thriller/black comedy/supernatural film from the director of <i>Harry, He's Here To Help</i>; it's… More
Mark Abell
A French thriller, starring one of my favorite actresses, Charlotte Gainsbourg, as Bendicte, the wife of Alain (Laurent Lucas), who has moved to a new town for… More
Lovable Misanthrope
Really bad movie and didn't make sense.