Mammoth

Mammoth

Mammoth

Drama starring the brilliant pair of Gael Garcia Bernal (The Science of Sleep) and Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine). Follows a young New York couple that stumble into a world of money and big decisions...

Leo, the creator of a booming website, and Ellen, a dedicated emergency surgeon live a nice life with their 8-year old daughter. But when Leo travels to Thailand on business, and Ellen begins to see her daughter less and less after her long hours at work, a chain of events is sparked that will have dramatic consequences for everyone.

2009125 minsSweden, Denmark, GermanyEnglish, Tagalog, Thai with English subtitles
Drama

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Mammoth / Reviews

Variety

Variety

A mixed bag, Mammoth is a good-looking, smoothly directed, continent-hopping drama about parents and children, globalization and the disconnect between rich and poor, but comes with too much repetitive exposition and lacks an emotional payoff.

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Total Film

Total Film

Moodysson braids these threads with contrived symmetries. The preaching soon grows wearisome.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Mr. Moodysson has never met a pleasure he didn't want to punish.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Mammoth is a perfectly decent film. Too bad it isn't more thoughtful. It's easy to regret misfortune if all you do is regret it.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

If one thinks of "Babel" minus the melodrama and histrionics, you get a clearer picture of what Moodysson has done here.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A return to form by Moodysson although the bigger Iñárritu-like stuff - globalisation, poverty, fraying family relationships - are all a bit too neat to really engage.

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