The Fall Synopsis
A little girl strikes up a friendship with a bedridden man who tells her a whimsical story.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A movie that you might want to see for no other reason than because it exists. There will never be another like it.
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88

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
The Fall is a movie whose every frame pulsates with the desire to be a transportive, transcendent work of cinema. And each one of said...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Dazzling and delirious, The Fall is a celebration of cinema, of old-fashioned storytelling and globe-hopping spectacle.
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Although the film revolves around a child, it's not a children's movie: A cruel and bitter undertone runs through the fanciful adventures,...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
It's an achingly beautiful movie and a triumph of location scouting, with more cosmopolitan spectacle than the past three Indiana Jones and...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The Fall is aptly named not only because it pertains to a tragic descent but because viewers will feel as if they have plunged headlong...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The Fall is what you'd get if you told a fiendishly gifted graphic illustrator the plot of "The Princess Bride" and sent him off to come up...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
It's the kind of movie for which the phrase ''you've never seen anything like it before'' was invented. The question is whether anyone...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It has a rich premise and no lack of amazements. What it lacks in any sort of dramatic shape.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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Tarsem and his screenwriting collaborators aren't able to come up with enough interesting justifications for their sudden shifts, and soon...
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FANDANGO NOT USER FRIENDLY!

By THE JACKAL
IT SAYS "READ REVIEWS" BUT ALL IT DOES IS GIVE RATE BUTTONS!...

FALL in love with this EXCELLENTLY-CRAFTED STUNNING movie.

By MOVIES REVIEWER
I just saw the screening for this movie - and for 2 hours I was transported AND plunged head-long into a DAZZLINGLY sumptuous opulently expertly-crafted imaginative tale of mortality, despair, hope,...

Reflect before you plunge into “THE FALL” =

By jimchudnow
This film (by Tarsem Singh) was shot in a number of wonderful locations (such as India), has some impressive sets and costumes and some quite good acting by leads LEE PACE (as injured stunt actor Roy...

awesome

By JEPHROK
Excellent story, characters are very memorable. Beautifully shot a must go...

Brilliant

By xtendqi
The Fall is totally brilliant in the European tradition. I actually cannot find words that adequately express how my limbic brain connected with this movie....

READ ME!

By visilies
ok, this is very simple. if your just like every other American and just wants some plain old movie go entertain yourself with NARNIA. now if your a true movie goer and you want to see something...

Beautiful

By ShogunTee
I put off seeing this for a couple weeks because it looked like a film with all flash no substance. Boy, was I wrong. Not only is this film visually stunning, but the story of a suicidal man telling...

Visual production is worth the ticket alone.

By david10605
The visuals in this movie are wonderful. The story may have more depth than first appears, I haven't decided that as yet. I look forward to future presentations by the director, there is a tremendous...

Don't go...

By CPW
I was excited to see this movie, and the concept interested me, but the did not work for me. After an hour into the movie, I did not yet feel connected to any of the characters, and the "fantasy"...

Best in Film Creation!

By 1Houston
Nothing short of genius and a gift to all of us from God. This is the best movie ever created in all of motion picture history. Period. I felt like I was a little girl again watching Alexandria...

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Rated R | For some violent images