• 1 hr 58 min
  • Drama
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Code Unknown: Incomplete Tales of Several Journeys Synopsis
People who meet on a Paris street illustrate society's intolerance.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
One of the finest pieces of screen acting in the career of Juliette Binoche -- the actress playing the actress in this extraordinary film.
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L.A. Weekly

By Ella Taylor
The kind of art film that's rarely seen anymore -- the kind that trusts the audience to be as intelligent as the director.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Haneke illuminates beautifully the lives of his people with an eye for the revealing nuance and detail.
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New Times (L.A.)

By Andy Klein
In the end, Code Unknown is a puzzle with no obvious solution.
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The New York Times

Haneke, who wrote and directed, is a skillful, minutely observant filmmaker who trusts his audience to be able to put two and two together....
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New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
The thing that makes Haneke’s Code Unknown so enjoyable and effective is that that he says it in such a wonderfully restrained and...
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Haneke brings his usual dark sensibility to bear on the multifaceted story, expressing the fractured quality of modern city life through...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
For those who've become increasingly conscious of the connections between strangers sharing a city, it's a challenge that's hard to resist.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
With virtually no music and very little expository dialogue, this is one of the rare films with enough faith in moviegoers to let them...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Code Unknown is a film you think more than feel. Though each scene is executed close to flawlessly, the cumulative effect is often...
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