Stereo (1969)

The first film by director David Cronenberg, the black and white, hour-long feature Stereo is more self-consciously avant-garde, and less visceral, than his later work. Nevertheless, many of the usual Cronenberg concerns are present: a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1969
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Nora Sayre
New York Times

...doors that won't open, enigmatic card games, long empty corridors and sex on an examination table make it all quite old fashioned, and the images are as formless as scrambled eggs.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though it gave me a few guarded chuckles it was hardly worth the effort sitting through such a tedious affair.

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Fernando F. Croce

Clinical, sinuous, jagged

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Shane Burridge

Difficult viewing, although there are some intriguing nuggets buried within

Sean Axmaker
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... essential to Cronenberg fans, (a) dispassionate portraitsof fictional experiments in the mutation of mankind in the near future.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
Cronenberg's first film should only please fans of his work, since it borders on pretentious (it is even hard to know weather it is meant to be taken… More
Eric Broome
Call this one an interesting failure. "Stereo"'s minimalism is compelling -- the film is black and white, and entirely silent (not even music)… More