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Border (Gršns) Reviews

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March 8, 2019
Border is strange, disturbing and brave in its own way, but not everyone will be willing to accept its nervy, visceral terror.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 6, 2019
There's a lot to get your teeth into, but Border struggles with its opposing instincts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 5, 2018
Instead, it betrays a lack of faith in the familiarity of the Other, something that might have given lasting resonance to what is otherwise an initially intriguing but finally self-consciously distinctive curio.
October 26, 2018
Even the most open-minded viewers may have difficulty relating to the two lead protagonists in Border, a cynical Swedish romantic-fantasy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 3, 2020
Border is without question one of the most rewarding cinematic experiences of 2018 and a film you absolutely, unequivocally will not forget about in the near future.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/4.0
August 31, 2020
Unique format, out of the ordinary, and marvelously disturbing [Full Review in Spanish]
August 3, 2020
Wins over your heart as a 21st-century tonal poem that embraces the hybridity and plurality that radicalism seeks to thwart.
July 15, 2020
This Swedish film by Ali Abbasi proposes a heartbreaking radiograph on the human species. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
July 24, 2020
Border doesn't all fit together -- it even tries too hard to fall into place at points -- but its ambition matches its heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 13, 2019
Abbasi, Melander, and Milonoff are not afraid to cross into bizarre territory.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 2, 2019
The film's otherworldly elements never feel too fantastical, grounded by Eva Melander giving genuine heft to Tina's emotional journey.
February 28, 2019
Border argues that the full integration of the other is not always possible, that the existence of another involves living with differences that are not going to be filed. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 24, 2019
In 'Border' remain, as indelible marks, its passionate reflections on identity in many aspects. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 12, 2019
For those that can adjust to the weirdness there lies rewards; Border's daring moments pulsate with life. But it struggles to stay cohesive and compelling under the weight of its own ambitious fusions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 28, 2018
Border spins an old-fashioned tale about good and evil, but it does so in surprising ways that allow breathing room for all manner of very timely concerns.
December 29, 2018
This Swedish film pulls on the tradition of trolls and drops them into contemporary society. The lead actress' deep soulfulness helps the audience suspend disbelief and immerse themselves in this tale of immigration, parenthood and sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: 8
July 2, 2019
A beautiful fantasy film enclosed in a thriller. This is just how folklore oriented films should be. [Full review in Spanish].
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 8, 2020
A great film with a great script that question if it is necessary the social reproduction of our societies. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 26, 2019
Leaving one's comfort zone and opening your eyes to the real world is a message beautifully conveyed in this film. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 16, 2020
This is fantasy romance with a snarl of misanthropy and more bite than a vampire school reunion. It needs to be seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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