• Released
  • September 24, 2010
  • (Limited 9/24)
  • NR , 2 hr 42 min
  • Drama
Enter the Void Synopsis
A drug-dealing teen is killed in Japan, after which he reappears as a ghost to watch over his sister.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
A strong contender for both the artiest drug movie and the druggiest art movie ever made, Gaspar Noé's tour de force of forced perspectives...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
A picture that's by turns inventive, tender and boring, and one that uses a variety of novelty point-of-view techniques: If Penisvision...
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
From the rapid-fire, purposely unreadable opening credits to the final baby POV shot of a birth, this is a dazzling and brutal exercise in...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

Enter the Void inspires ambivalence. Aside from its technical brilliance, it is an experience equally sublime and infuriating, revelatory...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Bold and intrepid film buffs: The gauntlet has been thrown. Here's something you don't see every day - thank goodness.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
As pure, outlandish outlaw cinema it's undeniable.
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By Mark Jenkins
Confrontational and hyperactive, Enter the Void is a difficult film to experience. That's not because Noe is somehow inept. The...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Director Gaspar Noé proved a shock poet in "Irreversible" (2003). In Enter the Void, he's a shockingly tedious show-off.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Many flashbacks to the children's early trauma, along with other scenes, are unnecessarily repeated several times.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
An unbearable exercise in provocation.
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By threemonkey
French director using american actors and filmed in Tokyo. The story was ok, but I still recommend watching it just to see what all the hipster hype is about. TONS of trippy visual camera work and the...

Five Word Review

By srdrgzr
ugly disturbing long boring bad...

Five Word Review

By Shouldnobetter
self-indulgent loooooooong tedious BORING Crappy...

A Visual Experience

By Rbastian12
After leaving the screening of this film, I pondered to myself if us as a society are ready for this type of movie. This film relies heavily upon visual experiences that come off very psychadelicly....

Five Word Review

By giuliano130
Enter The Void Psychedelic Masterpiece...

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Rated NR