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  • Summary: In Brussels, a man (Klaus Tange) searches for his missing wife.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 16
  2. Negative: 4 out of 16
  1. Reviewed by: Gabe Toro
    Apr 4, 2014
    100
    The film is borderline installation-worthy, and would probably work just as well if the scenes were drastically re-arranged.
  2. Reviewed by: Jordan Hoffman
    Mar 8, 2014
    75
    Lengthy passages are unrelated to any discernible narrative, and seem to exist in that interzone your mind travels through just before it goes to sleep.
  3. Reviewed by: A.A. Dowd
    Sep 3, 2014
    75
    It’s dazzling, but also excessive; by the end, even those consistently wowed by the directorial showmanship may find themselves feeling that less would have been more.
  4. Reviewed by: Boyd van Hoeij
    Mar 8, 2014
    60
    The main point of the film remains its style, which is so constantly and loudly reinforced that it’s often hard to concentrate on the story.
  5. Reviewed by: Noel Murray
    Aug 26, 2014
    50
    If The Strange Color Of Your Body’s Tears were Cattet and Forzani’s debut film, this might all feel fresher, and more revelatory. But as visually stunning as any given five minutes of this movie is, it doesn’t add up to much cumulatively.
  6. Reviewed by: Ed Gonzalez
    Mar 8, 2014
    38
    One can never fully shake the feeling that the sense of unease the filmmakers rouse, every act of seduction, infiltration, and vengeance they orchestrate, is borrowed.
  7. Reviewed by: Jay Weissberg
    Mar 8, 2014
    30
    When does an exercise in style become a wearying ADD slog through blood-splattered pseudo-Freudian nonsense? When it’s The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears.

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