In My Room

critic Reviews

79% Fresh Tomatometer Score79%
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Simon AbramsRogerEbert.com
    One of the main pleasures of watching In My Room comes from feeling your way around, enjoying the ambient sound design, and making your own thematic connections.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jeannette CatsoulisNew York Times
    "In My Room" is a movie about emptiness, yet it clamors with ideas.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Mike D'AngeloAV Club
    [T]his droll yet poignant amalgam of the fantastic and the mundane ultimately suggests that while people can dramatically alter their behavior in response to extreme circumstances, on some fundamental level they don't really change.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Arlin GoldenFilm Inquiry
    In My Room is a slow burn for sure, but its commitment to character development over exposition makes it worthwhile.
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    Chris SalceFilm Threat
    Do all the surprises work? No. But most do and that works.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Noah GittellWashington City Paper
    Neither of the characters are well defined enough to be fully invested in their romance, and so many of the questions you want the film to consider-like, why were these two people left behind-go unasked.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Nick PinkertonReverse Shot
    Drum-tight and wonderfully well thought through.
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    Joey MagidsonAwardsCircuit.com
    Essentially a two hander, "In My Room" lives and dies on the acting by Hans Löw and Elena Radonicich.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jorge (JJ) NegreteButaca Ancha
    With the same formal hollowness of the new Berlin school, Köhler revisits the genre of science fiction and the myths of masculinity in a personal key. [Full Review in Spanish]
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Carson LundSlant Magazine
    In My Room often exhibits an interest only in the accruing of incidents, giving it a this-happens-then-this-happens quality that defiantly eschews psychological shading.
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