Gut wrenching and riveting psychological drama of a god-like sociopath in his secluded utopian cult and a child, unwittingly indoctrinated to kill, who finally dares to confront the patriarch regarding his sick ideology, after a life changing experience ! For the record. This is not a movie made to entertain the general public, it is a movie intended for clever viewers how like to -think, analyse and interact with the plot-. There are basically to types of movies: those you watch for no good reason, just for the viewing pleasure and those in which you use your brain to think and feel. Partisan is the latter! An excellent psychological "thriller".! Unfortunately, it has been extremely down rated. Indeed, it is not a waste of time, it is slow pased for a purpose. It is disturbing, because the average public thinks of movies as some magical, cheesy, moralistic, high action, Hollywoodian nonsense. This is not the case with Partisan, it reveals the dark reality of a decadent society and the methods for survival for a disturbed, messianic emotional blackmailer, and of how his ideals backfire at the end. And by the way, the last scene of the movie is mesmerizing; very common in foreign films. They have open endings and they leave the interpretation up to the viewers' thoughts and imagination. Not the typical sweet eased -happy end- of most hollywood's productions. Watch Partisan with an open mind and try to put yourself in the shoes of the characters and what their lives must be like. I'm sure, you'll enjoy the experience of a profound and fascinating 5 star drama.