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The powerful and moving tale of twins' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.
Scala!!! Or the Incredibly Strange Rise and Fall of the World's Wildest Cinema and How It Influenced a Mixed-up Generation of Weirdos and Misfits
May 20, 2011Villaneuve knows how to stoke a hot debate about the legacy of violence. But in this case, where there's smoke, there's not enough air.
May 26, 2011A deeply resonant literary quality gives what might otherwise seem like a dubious series of coincidences a profound sense of plausibility.
July 24, 2011...an intense and shattering experience, a nearly great film about promises and kinship and the secret, cruel lives our parents lived before we knew them
August 11, 2011Every time the film begins to feel more like a history lesson than a drama, it explodes into action.
January 10, 2013Rewarding, but ridiculously stingy in handing out simple details -- relationships, geographical settings, etc. -- vital to our grasp of what's going on.
May 27, 2011It's a powerful, disturbing film. May there be a day when such works seem less relevant.
August 04, 2011It's a raw and brutal look at the unending strife in the region, but it's also an unforgettable mystery that keeps the audience riveted through one surprising plot turn after another.
May 26, 2011Rage has no expiration date in Incendies, director Denis Villeneuve's gripping, era-jumping drama about a family melded to its war-torn past.
May 20, 2011It is no surprise that it was nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
June 22, 2011A strong film based on a weak story.
October 07, 2015Although "Incendies" shows very little violence, the burden of knowing what's taking place off-screen is just as difficult for the audience to stomach.