Slumming (2006)

A privileged young prankster with a cruel streak sends an alcoholic poet on a redemptive quest to find his way back home in director Michael Glawogger's semi-existential road drama. Sebastian (August Diehl) is a well-to-do slacker who… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 24, 2006
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Wally Hammond
Time Out

Ably shot and well-performed and observed, Slumming, initially manifests an interesting and unsentimental impassivity and moral neutrality before succumbing to a more-or-less orthodox story of redemption through love. Impressive all the same.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

It has promise, but it is mostly unrealized. ... The story doesn't develop but just falls apart.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Darkness overshadows humor with characters that are either so overbearing or misanthropic that they destroy any enjoyment of its quirky nature.

Boyd van Hoeij

The rich toy with the poor and enjoy themselves, so what's new?

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Eddie Cockrell

A provocative, finely crafted pic that becomes alarmingly disjointed in the last reels but casts enough of a spell.

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