75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The influence of Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier looms heavily over the whole film.
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75

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Uber-hip technique triumphs over substance in Reconstruction.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
The director has a natural's gift for storytelling and eye for casting.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Reconstruction means to be confusing, and is. It also means to intrigue us, and does.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Features a supernatural twist that is merely okay, but the film's mood of fractured anxiety and longing made me eager to see what the director, Christoffer Boe, does next.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
This languorous art movie is somewhat like "Memento," with its narrative fragments and memory mixups. It never explains itself, which means that the audience, like the protagonists, must take a leap of faith.
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60

Empire

By Patrick Peters
Both women are impeccably played by Maria Bonnevie.
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60

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Though ultimately the film is all smoke and mirrors, the sensibility it reflects is rich and exciting.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

Despite the high piffle of the psychology and the arched abstraction of the story line, Reconstruction is well crafted. Under director Christoffer Boe's cagey hand, the pacing is sleek and the cinematography evocative. Claro's compositions are vigorously stylish.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie is so chilly and fundamentally empty at its core that we're more or less on the outside looking in.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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