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4.0
645 Ratings

The Intruder

L'intrus

Directed by Claire Denis
France, 2004
Drama, Avant-Garde, Mystery

Synopsis

A new highpoint by Claire Denis based on her Beau travail, with beautiful shots and a wayward narration. A man is on the waiting list for a heart transplant and looking for his long-lost Tahitian son.

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The Intruder Directed by Claire Denis

Critics reviews

Denis’ most polarizing work, and one of the most purely enigmatic movies of the last few decades. . . . Forget about character names or exposition—The Intruder dispenses with most of the cornerstones and conventions of storytelling.
July 11, 2014
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Claire Denis’ latest film-poem, the nearly non-narrative L’intrus (2004), is a startling examination of bodies and their inherence in the world. Meaning is transmitted through faces and gestures, and how they impede, and are impeded upon, by the landscapes around them.
July 22, 2005
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