The Door
The Door (2012)

An aspiring writer finds inspiration in her tough-minded new housekeeper, leading her to investigate the woman's past where she uncovers dark and painful secrets.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
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Michał Oleszczyk
Chicago Sun-Times

Visually, there's an elegance to "The Door" that feels both a virtue and a limitation.

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Josh Forward

This film is a failure on a catastrophic level.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Seems like a creative miscalculation by all concerned. The dialogue is clumsy in translation, the great director István Szabó seems to have lost his subtlety and his eye for performance

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Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

Only cinemagoers who've enjoyed the cringe-worthy cine-sadism of watching train wrecks like Tommy Wiseau's The Room and Plan 9 from Outer Space could and should embrace this turd.

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Julian Wood
FILMINK (Australia)

An absorbing and complex character drama, but one that's difficult to connect to at times.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

The film has a formality and stilted quality about it that is distancing

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Jim Schembri

Without make up or any adornments, the haggard Helen Mirren cooks, cleans and growls her way through this intimate, well-handled two-hander opposite the equally able Martina Gedeck.

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Philippa Hawker
The Age (Australia)

There's something quite haunting about the relationship between the two women: in some surprising ways, this is a determinedly unsentimental work.

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Don Groves

Mirren and Gedeck shine but stirring Hungarian drama has its faults.

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