Reconstruction Synopsis
A Danish man (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) becomes a stranger to friends and family.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Rated PG-13 | For some sensuality and brief strong language