Monos

critic Reviews

93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score93%
  • As visually splendid as it is thought-provoking, Monos takes an unsettling look at human nature whose grim insights leave a lingering impact.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    The performances from the young cast are vivid and utterly credible, yet the conspicuously metaphorical nature of the context eventually becomes wearisome.
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    David SextonLondon Evening Standard
    Monos is gorgeous, but it is also lucid as hell. And it all happens at lightning speed.
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    Josh Slater-WilliamsLittle White Lies
    Muscular filmmaking. Physically shaken, in a good way.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    [A] gorgeously shot, haunting look at human nature at its fraying edges.
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    Jessica KiangVariety
    An experience at once jagged and lyrical, brutal and beautiful, angry and abstract, scattered and wholly singular.
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    Peter HowellToronto Star
    It's an intoxicating descent into anarchy that alarmingly suggests the bonds of civility are all too easy to shuck off.
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    Juan MontónEl antepenúltimo mohicano
    Without forgetting his influences, [director] Alejandro Landes is able to find his own voice and, what is even more exceptional, is able to give resonance to those of each of his story's protagonists. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Desirée De FezFotogramas
    Monos turns that conflict into an overwhelming essay about violence and detachment. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Kiko VegaEspinof
    To a so direct to the jugular job, with so many cinematographic and literary references, a little more background risk would have been good. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Andrea G. BermejoCinemanía (Spain)
    Horrifying and beautiful. [Full review in Spanish]
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