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Berlinale. "Mammoth"

from IFC Daily, posted over 5 years ago
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Mammoth

As you may have heard - from indieWIRE's Eugene Hernandez, for example - Lukas Moodysson's "Mammoth" was met by critics here in Berlin on Sunday with a rowdy round of boos, followed by tentative counter-wave of applause, which only fired up the boos again. I'm with the boos. Some films are simply bad; others are downright offensive.

"Mammoth" is "Babel" on tranquilizers. It's got the original's globe-hopping down, but it's a much lazier storyteller. It's also got

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