Two crime-scene cleaners discover a mythical, tailed female creature in a concealed cellar. She never utters a word, unable to tell her story, but the pieces of the puzzle soon come together: she's been held captive for decades for reasons soon to surface.
It's too wordy by half, saying what it should be showing -- which is ironic, given helmer Aleksander L. Nordaas' able hand, early on, with unspoken, unseen horrors.John Anderson, Variety, 04.05.2013
Odd hybrid doesn't make the most of its folkloric premise.John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter, 04.05.2013
There is a great deal of humour in the story; the message that 'man is the real savage' is not fresh but it's well played by the director and his leading men.Simon Foster, sbs.com.au, 04.04.2013