Liliom (1934)

+Liliom, Ferenc Molnar's bittersweet fantasy play, was first filmed in Hollywood in 1930, with Charles Farrell as ne'er-do-well carnival barker Liliom and Rose Hobart as his long-suffering wife Julie. While that version is not… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 15, 1934
DVD Release Date: March 30, 2004
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Harold C. Schonberg
New York Times

M. Boyer enjoys excellent support in Mile. Ozeray.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Boyer makes for a fine lovable louse, giving the film gusto.

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TV Guide

Fantastic elements are well-handled by the normally ice-cold realist Lang.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

A major work, a masterpiece.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A lovely addition to the Lang filmography. It reveals a less harsh, less paranoid filmmaker.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's both better than its earlier reputation, which was based on the cut version, and yet still disappointing in some ways.

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