• Released
  • November 1, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 2 hr 17 min
  • Drama
  • 24 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A young boy stands on a station platform. The train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? An infinity of possibilities rise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible. Every life deserves to be lived.

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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Writer-director Jaco Van Dormael (“Toto the Hero”) spins flashbacks and time-lapse photography, stunning montages, whirling, circling...
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The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
In the end, Mr. Nobody’s title is simply too apt.
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By Boyd van Hoeij
Though a lot of it is well written and directed and, quite often, funny or poignant, the individual scenes rarely become part of a larger...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
An ambitious, if uneven, experimental sci-fi romance that is less a thought-provoker than a dazzling juggling act.
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
The only truly graspable notion the film can be said to put forth is one of increasingly tedious sci-fi-romantic genre busy-ness.
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The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
Mr. Nobody is simply a failure.
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Rated R | For Brief Strong Language, Violent Images and Some Sexuality/Nudity