• THE BLOODY CHILD is an awe-inspiring, rigorous work of art on the highest level that asks of us to give ourselves over completely...[a] beautiful, utterly demanding and enlightening picture.

    Los Angeles Times
  • A genuinely experimental and visionary independent American film...Menkes' images always grip and disturb.

    The Chicago Tribune
  • An obsessive meditation on the rampant infiltration of violence in the American landscape... the structure of the film...allows for a fascinating and mysterious connection

    Cahiers du Cinema