• Released
  • September 7, 1999
  • R , 1 hr 41 min
  • Drama
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Julien Donkey-Boy Synopsis
A teenager (Ewen Bremmer) struggles to exist amid a perverse and dysfunctional family.
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88

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
Feels like it could go blow up at any time. It implodes instead, and the meltdown, though visible in one of the final sequences, is still...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Korine remains unnecessarily smitten with sordidness, and there's plenty of it here.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Korine confirms his reputation as one of today's most experimentally minded filmmakers, helped by an inventive cast including German...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It seems at first to be merely a jumble of discordant images ("Freaks" shot by the "Blair Witch" crew) but then, if you stay with it, the...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
I'd never seen anything like it, and can say that I hope to never see anything like it again.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
At its best, it will impale you on its raw urgency. At other times, it's a slog through long improvisations that never achieve dramatic...
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55

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Writer-director Harmony Korine seems more interested in churning your stomach than in warming your heart.
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
In his quest to capture truth and honesty, (Korine) has made a movie that is practically impossible to like.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
A self-indulgent mess.
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25

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Sucker bait for the sort of credulous cinast who'll buy anything ugly and boring that looks like it's avant-garde...rancid stew of cheap...
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Rated R | For Not Recommended for Children