• Released
  • July 11, 2012
  • NR , 1 hr 41 min
  • Drama
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Night Across the Street Synopsis
An office worker on the verge of retirement begins to relive real and imagined memories.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The arrival of Raúl Ruiz’s final work, Night Across the Street, brings the total to four, an elegant, clear-eyed bridge game of artists...
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80

Village Voice

By Michelle Orange
Proof that Ruiz was still teeming with ideas himself, Night is a characteristic work of surreal wit and circuitousness—and the filmmaker's...
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80

Time Out New York

By David Fear
This surreal, sentimental journey does provide an excellent encapsulation of everything Ruiz did best: oddball takes on highbrow lit and...
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75

Slant Magazine

By Jaime N. Christley
It's a final film in the specific sense of Raúl Ruiz designing the larger part of it around a metaphorical contemplation of his own,...
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70

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
Unlike his precursors Georges Franju and Luis Buñuel, who reveled in the shock of incongruity, Mr. Ruiz took it in stride. His gliding,...
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
The valedictory sentiments at the heart of this mysterious experiment are conveyed with characteristically wry wit and great generosity of...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

A bizarre and baroque meditation on death, memory and the passage of time that ranks among the director’s more cryptic works (of which there...
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Rated NR