• Released
  • May 15, 2002
  • 2 hr 58 min
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy
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Cremaster 3 Synopsis
Wild, eccentric characters observe great works of art.
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90

Variety

By Scott Foundas
Matthew Barney delivers his masterpiece in Cremaster 3, unquestionably the 35-year-old sculptor-performance artist-filmmaker's most linear,...
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80

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Barney has been criticized as willfully esoteric, but if traditional meaning is once again elusive in this film, it remains an enthralling...
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80

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
If Cremaster 3 is an innovative artwork that has been credited with breaking down the distance between sculpture and film, is it also a...
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75

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
A tour de force that is weird, wacky and wonderful.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Barney's cinematic art inspires both awe and revulsion, often simultaneously.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Few of its loosely linked vignettes have enough visual or emotional power to be very memorable.
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40

Village Voice

Offers little beyond the momentary joys of pretty and weightless intellectual entertainment.
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