Moebius (2014)

The husband. The wife. Their son. The atmosphere at home is ice cold - the husband distracted by an affair with a young woman, the wife sick of her husband's debauchery, and the teenage son indifferent to them both. Overwhelmed with… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 1, 2014
DVD Release Date: October 28, 2014
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Dark, depraved, and unforgettably sordid, Moebius leavens its perversity with originality and with.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

[Moebius] would be easy to dismiss if Kim weren't so sincere and sober in pursuit of his Oedipal and other emotional concerns.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

When it comes down to it, this a movie where the only major female characters are intentionally interchangeable and exist only to castrate men.

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Kathy Fennessy
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

I never saw it as the black comedy Kim [Ki-duh] may have intended, but it's unlikely you've ever seen anything exactly like it.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

It's one from the heart, and a twisted tale it is.

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Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice

Moebius is almost weird enough to be a creation myth, and that's no small accomplishment.

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Anton Bitel
FilmLand Empire

An outrageous Oedipal psychodrama that rubs and chafes against Buddhist parable, it also chooses, without a single line of dialogue, to show rather than tell its jaw-droppingly transgressive acts with Chaplin-esque distance.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Such is Kim's plotty momentum that the whole thing feels like an extreme joke made of pained silences, one that somehow strips bare the subtext of overbearing parents.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

As an exercise in unrelenting discomfort, it's hard to beat this monstrous experiment from Korean provocateur Kim Ki-duk.

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Todd Jorgenson

The clever twists in the story are captivating enough to compensate for the disgusting nature of the acts on-screen.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
What actually bothers me in this disturbing - and perversely hilarious - Korean Oedipal-Buddhist parable is not those hard-to-stomach scenes of genital… More
Jesse Ortega
The award for most fucked up movie of 2014 goes to...well, if you're reading this then you know what I'm talking about.¬† If you like your films… More