Koko-di Koko-da

critic Reviews

, 83% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Using an effectively creepy setting and a beguilingly evasive approach, Koko-Di Koko-Da takes a chilling look at the long tail of grief.
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    Anton BitelLittle White Lies
    A Twilight Zone of grief.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    It works as a parable for what happens to grief when it is left un-exorcised and unexpressed.
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    Trevor JohnstonTime Out
    Writer-director Johannes Nyholm is keener on unsettling suggestion than outright gore, as terrifying events rewind and repeat like a weird fusion of Groundhog Day and Funny Games.
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    Amy NicholsonVariety
    The film avoids gross-out shivers in favor of the quiet torture of expecting death behind every tree
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    Keith UhlichHollywood Reporter
    A movie that plays like the bastard offspring of Groundhog Day and The Babadook.
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    David AldridgeRadio Times
    Slickly made but wilfully obscure and odd, Koko-di Koko-da is the very definition of a Marmite movie: one that will fascinate and stimulate some, but frustrate and infuriate others.
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    Alexa DalbyDog and Wolf
    [It] creates a hallucinatory, surreal, unsettling world, whose visual images imprint themselves like fireworks.
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    Edward PorterSunday Times (UK)
    The sheer strangeness of Johannes Nyholm's film - which is enhanced by animated sequences in quaint silhouette style - is the main attraction.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Robert SalusburyOne Room With A View
    What is clearly a passion project, with two strong central performances and some rather effective cinematography that brings a haunting atmosphere to the woodland setting, ends up floundering in a consistently frustrating middle act.
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    Jeremy AspinallThe List
    It may be an acquired taste for some - more arthouse than grindhouse - but the combination of foreboding folklore, ghoulish black comedy and sheer oddness ensures this enigmatic tale of terror is never dull.
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