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  1. samuele90's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Herzog che rifa Il signore delle mosche, ma con i nani.

  2. Marc Saffar's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    On pense inévitablement à Freaks. J'ai aussi pensé à Buñuel. Un film malaisé, inconfortable mais je crois un film important certainement sous-estimé. Bonne analyse ici : http://www.dvdclassik.com/critique/les-nains-aussi-ont-commence-petits-herzog

  3. BUSTER TIERNEY's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Tellement inattendu, étrange, captivant par son pouvoir de réflexion sans démagogie ouvrant un abime de sentiments et de portées socio-politiques... Selbst der Riesenpandas eines siebenundsiebzig Meter hat klein angefangen...

  4. Hammer.K's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    un mauvais rêve ? poule morte, poule qui mangent une poule morte, des nain très vilains qui balancent des poules par les pattes, qui cassent des oeufs, des assiettes, qui rient de leur rires stridents, qui mettent le feu au fleurs... Absurde, cauchemardesque, horripilant. A voir !

  5. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

  6. Giulia Martino's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    herzog doesn't miss a beat as almost always

  7. Adam Whybray's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    I mean, fuck, it reaches an evil that goes well beyond ethics into metaphysics and perhaps a monkey really did need to be crucified to achieve that, but whether it was u̶s̶e̶f̶u̶l̶ necessary in any sense to produce a work of such untrammeled nihilism, I really don't know. Disturbingly this might just be the purest expression of Herzog's world view. Like a snuff film w/ the murder as the structuring absence. 5/0 stars

  8. Dogville59's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    I know this film makes statements but the cruelty of the characters just was too much for me.

  9. FISCHER's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Idée de génie d'avoir fait jouer les principaux rôles par des nains pour une somptueuse et percutante allégorie fort dérangeante... www.cinefiches.com

  10. wiwitaek's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Now they're in full blossom!

  11. Eric Rucker's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Breughel, Bosch, Goya, Buñuel, Herzog. Later, Bruce Nauman's Clown Torture. An inside-out portrait of the rampant infantile ids in grown-up bodies that were running amuck in this era, blowing up administration buildings, protesting against The Man, et cetera. Now most of them are stockbrokers. And Herzog saw them for what they were, in real time.

  12. Hugo C.'s rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Un film chaotique sur le chaos d'une révolution. Parfois ridicule, parfois malaisant, surtout mémorable.

  13. Omus's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    When I watched comics in the 80s riffing on weird foreign movies, I'm pretty sure they saw this bit of insanity. No plot, no story, just a day in the life of a bunch of little people in the loony bin poking a dead pig, cock fighting, setting a car to auto pilot and letting it run around in circles and tying a monkey to a crucifix. Sometimes I wish instead of stars, Mubi had a Nope rating.

  14. eddyfree's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    ...and thus begat PETA. but seriously, please. Herzog at his finest? If the point of the movie is to show how revolutions can destroy themselves, or the insanity of revolutions in general, certainly Herzog with his astute powers of persuasion via celluloid could have chosen a more compelling and less irritating way to convey such notions.

  15. Landen Celano's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Lunacy in only a way a young Herzog could conjure.

  16. Slappy McGee's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Nope. Even the title is at their expense. The filmmaker allows animals to be abused. Allows his actors do be endangered. The movie attempts to be clever and deep and ends up being annoying and quite shallow. Just a bunch of little people acting poorly and giggling with no purpose. Utterly inane and wretchedly silly and pointless cinema. Hide behind "art" all you like, this is hideous filmmaking.

  17. Nicholas Kohut's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Fantastic and awe-inspiring. Absurd and totally remarkable.

  18. corycorycorycory's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Wildly uncomfortable, wildly mad, wildly enthralling. Just, wild.

  19. THE APOLL0's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Allegory for human society's self-destruction

  20. Ghostman's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

  21. Whit Spurgeon's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    Fundamentally disturbing, visually stunning, I've never seen anything quite like it.

  22. Arf's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    malato, disturbante ma anche parecchio noioso. Mi aspettavo qualcosa di più soffocante

  23. Duncan Gray's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    "Nightmare" is right—this film is less written than it is unleashed, with the camera scrambling to catch as much of the chaos as possible. As a sideshow with some stomach-turning animal cruelty, it's virtually an exploitation film servicing a rather potent vision of the insanity of political revolutions. Not sure how I feel about Herzog using real little people as metaphors. But you won't easily forget what you see.

  24. Wee Hunk's rating of the film Even Dwarfs Started Small

    It's supposed to make you uncomfortable. It's exploitation and animal cruelty. It also happens to be a good metaphor for life. I think Herzog is obsessed with chickens.

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