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½ July 24, 2014
This is incredibly well-made. It is everything a supernatural mystery thriller should be.
May 19, 2013
From the guy who worked with Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Visually stunning and has a memorable villian. Alot of the extreme close ups were off putting.
May 4, 2013
It is certainly not a thought-provoking movie but a movie to let the imagination fly. Like the early Caro-Jeunet collaborations, "Vidocq" is a dark fantasy for the inner child that still wants to venture in worlds of wonder. This Gothic tale of mystery and suspense is the perfect antidote to the mindless action films of the last decades.
December 29, 2012
love the cinematography. very steampunk-ish. worth seeing even if you don't like subtitles.
April 30, 2012
set in the 1830's this racy murder mystery was quite enjoyable
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½ January 18, 2012
Dark murder mystery of epic steampunkery proportions. Moody, contrasty and artistic cinematography.
May 5, 2011
This movie was getting very werid and very strange...Just went in and out of diffrent plots.
½ March 7, 2011
Expected it to jump the shark, but short of some over done flash cinematography... i enjoyed it a great deal.
½ September 29, 2010
Would have been able to make it thru this IF it had been subtitled, instead of subbed over in English. looked like it would have been really good. :( but couldn't make it thru it.
June 28, 2010
very good movie full of suspense it reminds me of the movie "the illusonist".
June 15, 2010
Great use of the green screen! I enjoyed the story-telling method. The choreography in the fight scenes could have used a little work but were still quite entertaining. The characters didn't have too much depth (other than the biographer and Vidocq). AMAZING work on the sets and queuing up camera angles. The whole movie was a bit surreal thanks to the camera work!
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