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The Innocents (2021)



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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

uses its genre frame to show the connectedness, curiosity and cruelty of its young characters, and also asks whether the inevitable loss of innocence at this age is a slate that can ever simply be cleaned.

December 7, 2021 | Full Review…

Vogt has crafted a kind of extreme fairytale on the nature of being different, shorn of tidy lessons or happy endings - which may just be beginnings anyway.

July 15, 2021 | Full Review…

The lonely, uncanny and sometimes unthinkingly violent world of childhood is explored with chilling candor and exceptional skill in writer-director Eskil Vogt's arthouse horror feature The Innocents.

July 13, 2021 | Full Review…

This superior chiller is both a satisfying genre exercise and a minute observation of the process by which young children acquire morality...

July 13, 2021 | Full Review…

A clever, engaging and often electrifying feature which straddles suspense and the arthouse in a tight and satisfying way.

July 13, 2021 | Full Review…

A fascinating world-building and atmosphere management masterclass.

November 5, 2021 | Full Review…

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