Kinds of Kindness

164 mins
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Yorgos Lanthimos, director of Oscar winner Poor Things, reunites with Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe and Margaret Qualley for this triptych fable.

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Kinds of Kindness | Ratings & Reviews


Lanthimos’ longest, nastiest film yet marks an unapologetic turning point for his studio filmmaking, and will neatly divide the converts from the squeamish. For those who joined the train at The Favourite, this is what you’ve been missing. Read full article

Rory Doherty

"It may not be the best Lanthimos, but it's certainly the most Lanthimos."

Slash FilmSlash Film

"Clever and a bit snide."

Vanity FairVanity Fair

"Mind-bendingly brilliant."

The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"A cryptic triptych."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"Shines a floodlamp on Yorgos Lanthimos’s worst tendencies."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"Discordantly amusing and strangely exhilarating -- a cinematic salt-rub."

Screen DailyScreen Daily

"It’s never boring, and yet, Lanthimos’ outré sensibility demands a special brand of patience."


"Sophisticated writing and perfect performances."

The TimesThe Times

"A stiff, tedious follow-up to Poor Things."

Time MagazineTime Magazine

"Elegant and overwhelmingly stylish, yet maybe there’s not a superabundance of substance to go with the style."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"The longest and weakest film from Yorgos Lanthimos is not really a film at all."

The Irish TimesThe Irish Times

"Weird, wild, and way more than the sum of its f-cked-up parts."

Rolling StoneRolling Stone

"It’s hard to enjoy the film in between its comical moments."

Total FilmTotal Film

"Lanthimos leans into an odd compulsion to simultaneously shock and underwhelm the audience."

Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly

"Fans will be intoxicated by this triple shot of pure, unfiltered Lanthimos."


"Anyone who shares Lanthimos’s pleasure at swatting his humans like flies will surely extract wry pleasure from it."

Time OutTime Out

"Pure, visceral, original cinema imbued with such startling imagery, that you forgive (Lanthimos) his excesses."

Indian ExpressIndian Express

"Three vicious, amusing stories about love and obsession."


Kinds of Kindness | Details

18, sexual violence, brief strong sex
Comedy, Drama
Country of origin
Ireland, UK

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