With his first film in seven years, legendary director Jerzy Skolimowski (Deep End, Moonlighting) directs one of his most free and visually inventive films to date. Following the travels of a curious Gray Sardinian donkey named EO. After being removed from the traveling circus, EO begins a trek across the Polish and Italian countryside, experiencing the highs and lows of society, all the while never for a moment losing his innocence. During his travels, EO is both helped and hindered by the people he meets including a young Italian priest (Lorenzo Zurzolo), a Countess (Isabelle Huppert), and a rowdy Polish soccer team that adopt him as their mascot.
96% Certified Fresh - Rotten Tomatoes
★★★★★ "A beguiling and often brutal look at the life of a donkey, this hijacks your heart, your mind, your ears and your eyes from start to finish." - Empire Magazine
★★★★ "Superb cinematography... a visually impressive experience." - The Australian
★★★★ "[A] strangely beautiful Oscar contender. Moments of heart-stopping tenderness and beauty. A thrillingly inventive and at times experimental score." - Observer
★★★★ "Bizarre, beautiful, moving and playful, this is an oddity to cherish, with depths that only reveal themselves – entirely aptly – on the hoof." - Daily Telegraph
"EO is a thrillingly imaginative piece of filmmaking: a strange, haunting epic about a donkey that couldn't feel more of our moment." - NPR
★★★★★ - Irish Times | ★★★★★ - Time Out | ★★★★★ - Financial Times | New York Times: Best Movies of 2022 | Cannes Jury Prize winner 2022