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Diamonds of the Night (Démanty noci) Reviews

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January 6, 2020
Diamonds of the Night remains a crowing jewel in an important film movement that aches to be experienced.
May 17, 2019
A film of such raw power that it still feels genuinely radical, a hallucinatory, aesthetically visionary work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 6, 2019
largely eschews a traditional cinematic approach to the subject and instead dramatizes the action through a fractured subjectivity that renders the entire experience dreamlike and fleeting
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 24, 2019
This manages to combine the striking realism of a documentary with the surrealistic touches of an experimental piece.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 16, 2019
It's not only possible for audiences to emerge from this movie without a clear idea of what happens in it, it's virtually required. We're left with existential terror.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 21, 2019
A thrilling tale of survival, dehumanisation and coming-of-age in Nazi-occupied Europe.
July 20, 2018
The technique is the jaggedly familiar one of cuts to fantasy and memories; the result painful but pitiful, with something new to say about the inhumanity, not of official fiends, but of everyday old men out on a spree.
November 8, 2017
Not just specifically about the Second World War, Nemec's film still has resonance today as a broader allegory for the politics of power and the often belligerent attitude of the old towards the young.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 5, 2013
Nemec's debut stunner feels even more potent now that it's been freed of the expectations and delineations of a national movement.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 22, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: A
May 21, 2005
One loses interest. It looks unreal.
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