• Released
  • September 20, 2001
  • Drama
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A sleek, highly stylized arthouse thriller.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Morlang is a repressed creep whose worst crime, as far as the audience is concerned, is dullness.
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Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
An engrossing psychological thriller.
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L.A. Weekly

By Scott Foundas
Morlang has surprises up its sleeve that even the seasoned genre fan may not see coming.
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Village Voice

By Jessica Winter
Penning's film applies too much force behind its hairpin turns, but broad scripting and acting are counterbalanced by crisp photography, shivery sound design, and well-chosen debts.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The movie ever so slowly builds to a startling finale, one that puts new meaning into passive-aggressive relationships.
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Los Angeles Times

Penning's feature directing debut, which he co-wrote, has visual flair but lacks the tightly plotted storytelling this type of film requires. Relying on mood isn't nearly enough to make the outcome compelling.
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New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
A postcard-pretty psychological drama that's too moody and enigmatic for its own good.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A portentous and goopy Dutch drama.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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