Down 665 this week

Karaoke! (2013)

 -  Short | Drama  -  4 April 2013 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 46 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot



0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 26 titles
created 22 Nov 2012
a list of 37 titles
created 02 Dec 2012
a list of 177 titles
created 27 Dec 2012
a list of 81 titles
created 04 Jan 2013
a list of 156 titles
created 05 Jan 2013

Related Items

Search for "Karaoke!" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Karaoke! (2013)

Karaoke! (2013) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Karaoke!.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Simon Killer (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past.

Director: Antonio Campos
Stars: Brady Corbet, Mati Diop, Lila Salet
Fishtail (2014)
Documentary | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Fishtail Basin Ranch in Montana is a free-range cattle ranch, and a large supplier of beef to such gourmet groceries stores as Whole Foods. This documentary chronicles the lives of the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Renzi
Stars: Tylee Abbott, Harry Dean Stanton
Sleepwalkers (2015)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Ben is a Sleepwalker - a secret alternate personality that takes over once his 'waking' self goes to sleep. Ben lives every night free of responsibility or consequence until he meets ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Merrin
Stars: Jeff Ronan, Jessica DiGiovanni, Ryan Nicolls
Snapshots III (2009)
Short | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

New York City - Seven Stories - One Day.

Directors: Kate Barker-Froyland, Andres Rosende
Stars: Christopher Abbott, Ingunn Erla Eiríksdóttir, Mona Fastvold
Les amants du Flore (TV Movie 2006)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Ilan Duran Cohen
Stars: Anna Mouglalis, Lorànt Deutsch, Caroline Sihol
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Laetitia Masson
Stars: Marina Hands, Élodie Bouchez, Clémence Poésy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Josh Mond
Stars: Christopher Abbott, Drake Burnette

A couple expecting their first child discover an an unnerving difference between themselves and the couple living in the flat below them who are also having a baby.

Director: David Farr
Stars: Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey, Laura Birn
The Fort I (2011)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

On a rainy day, a young boy builds a fort in the woods when a man appears and offers to help.

Director: Andrew Renzi
Stars: Kyle Catlett, Maria Dizzia, Jake Weber
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young woman embarks on a road trip with her boyfriend to a place he promises will be beautiful and peaceful. But a series of strange events occur on their journey, and it becomes clear ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Durkin
Stars: Brady Corbet, Stefanie Estes, Alexia Rasmussen
Animation | Short | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A series of 8 short films. Each film was inspired by an Edward Hopper painting. The series has been commissioned by Arte France and produced by Didier Jacob, En Haut des Marches. The 8 ... See full summary »

Directors: Mathieu Amalric, Sophie Barthes, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Clémence Poésy, Michael Stuhlbarg
Le mystère (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Jean-Teddy Filippe
Stars: Marcel Miller, Carole Bouquet, Alexandra Lamy


Credited cast:
Simon K.
Linda Weinrib ...
Zaftig Girl


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Short | Drama





Release Date:

4 April 2013 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

2.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The fact that it is a deeply personal film is both a strength and a weakness
8 March 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It took me a second viewing to really get a grip on this film. On the first time it appears that maybe the central character is cheating on a girlfriend as he has calls and texts he picks up and immediately leaves her company; he seems distant from her and a bit remote. The end of the film and the photo of the director's father adds a lot more context to this but does it in a subtle (ie not obvious) way. I did have to do some reading on the short to know who the photo was and learn that the director lost his own father to cancer and I guess that this is a weakness of the film – that it is personal to the point where it may not mean a great deal to the casual viewer.

This personal thing is also a strength though because we focus on basically the son in the situation and we see him not go through hand- holding melodrama or tearful farewells but rather avoiding dealing with it, hiding away from his girlfriend when talking about it so as to avoid it being real or something he has to talk about. This focus and this realistic content is engaging although at the same time hard to penetrate unless you know what it is about, which is why I see the film as its own worst enemy. The short film genre (if it can be called such) does rather have a target audience accustomed to being drawn in and delivered to within a short period, so having a film where most of it works better when viewed in a context that only comes on a second viewing is not a big plus.

It looks great though and its honestly and realism is there in the selection and delivery of scenes. Corbet is very good (on second viewing) as he sells the character in a way that works on film but is also connected to the real world – few of us have lives filled with Oscar clips, we are generally more silent and awkward about stuff. He fits with the vision of Renzi and produces a short film which works because it is so personal, honest and real but at the same time has its limits for precisely the same reasons. It is well worth watching, but be warned that you will need to watch it twice.

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Karaoke! (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: