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  1. Vinicius Diniz's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Silêncio sombrio das gargalhadas frente à invisibilidade social de um palhaço desacreditado na existência. O bizarro preto e branco da inconsequência humana, a quebra da expectativa do sonho romântico burguês e a sociedade hipócrita e cretina do começo do século XX como plano de fundo.

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Viktor Sjöström aux Etats-Unis, pour une oeuvre mélodramatique au possible, emprunte d'une réelle poésie, qui n'a rien perdu de sa magie... www.cinefiches.com

  3. Tudor Rachieru's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    5 stars if He performed his final act until the end. https://vimeo.com/118801798

  4. En Sangers Bøn's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Poignant drama about humiliation, outrageous mockery and downward spiral. The figure of the clown is used as a pathetic allegory and mental figure to illustrate the purpose. Lon Chaney is absolutely brilliant in this one. Watched a restored version more than ten years ago with a new soundrack.

  5. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

  6. grotescsetorg's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

  7. L'immoralistee's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

  8. Mahda Purmahdi's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Of all the Sjöström films that I've seen, this one is the best in my opinion.

  9. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

  10. Dignan's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Good portrait of suffering.

  11. RoRoRoro's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

  12. El Biffo's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

  13. Nuno Barros's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Filme que expõe a bestialidade humana enquanto oposta à beleza e inteligência. O palhaço, He Who Gets Slapped, num processo masoquista, castiga-se a si próprio, pela sua anterior credulidade, mas também se vinga do seu público, expondo-o à sua fealdade. A complexidade psicológica desta estória é transmitida pela brilhante interpretação de Lon Chaney e pela magia dos efeitos especiais utilizados.

  14. Henrique Verkündigung's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    '' What's Death ------ ? '' '' What's Life ------ ? '' Great performance by Lon Chaney

  15. Low's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    A great and bizarre film, with a fantastic Lon Chaney. After watching this I feel there's too few films with circus themes made today.

  16. Christopher R. Smith's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    Excellent silent dark circus melodrama featuring Lon Chaney at his very best. The surprising, almost gothic visuals - with its surrealist touches and moody cinematography - give the lurid story an extra operatic dimension. Easily among the best of its genre, a classic.

  17. Roscoe's rating of the film He Who Gets Slapped

    A fine film, with a brilliant performance from Lon Chaney. There was much more to him than mere makeup jobs.