Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 20
  2. Negative: 1 out of 20
  1. Reviewed by: Andrew O'Hehir
    May 1, 2013
    I also understood that while this movie is deliberately constructed so that almost nobody will “get it” or like it – and I’m not sure how I feel about that perversity – it’s a masterpiece despite that, or because of that or just anyway.
  2. Reviewed by: Manohla Dargis
    Apr 30, 2013
    Life and death, nature and culture, sex and money, man and beast, God and the Devil — Post Tenebras Lux embraces the world even if it doesn’t open itself up to ready interpretation.
  3. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    Jun 6, 2013
    Post Tenebras Lux is that real rarity in cinema, a visually striking archaeology of the psyche that benefits both the moviegoer primed to engage Reygadas' ideas, and the ones open to being swallowed in an art film wave.
  4. Reviewed by: David Ehrlich
    Apr 29, 2013
    Post Tenebras Lux works so well because – even at its most random – it always feels like more of a single portrait of a man in crisis than it does an impish bouquet of provocative incidents.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jun 26, 2013
    reygadas' must mild film, controversially outmoded leos carax's holy motors in cannes 65. yes, autobiographical, yes some treacherousness. yet as THR, this isn't enough to call it great filmmaking. view and review. Full Review »