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Angelo (2018)




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Movie Info

In early 18th century an African slave boy is chosen by a European countess to be baptized and educated. Reaching adulthood, Angelo achieves prominence and soon becomes the Viennese court mascot until he decides to secretly marry a white woman.


Critic Reviews for Angelo

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

[Schleinzer's] tartly brilliant second feature is awash with slow-building irony, though as with his first, there's precious little mirth in its devastating kicker.

September 29, 2018 | Full Review…
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"Directed with cold formalist distance by Schleinzer, Angelo is the obvious denunciation of the appropriation / exploitation of the Other".

June 14, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

In Angelo, the Austrian director explores and seeks to reverse the old myth of the wild, intrinsically good aborigine. [Full Review in Spanish]

June 13, 2019 | Full Review…

There is not a lack of intense or tragic moments or daring and powerful scenes. [Full Review in Spanish]

June 5, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

In the third act of the film, Schleinzer points out in his sociocultural commentary a dark idea that is gripped by a story too focused on showing itself as an auteur's film. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 26, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Angelo is the most radical and different formalist proposal of the entire official [film festival] section. [Full review in Spanish]

September 26, 2018 | Full Review…

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