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7.6
/10
1,345 Ratings

To the Ends of the World

Les confins du monde

Directed by Guillaume Nicloux
France, Belgium, 2018
Drama, War

Synopsis

Indochina, 1945. Young French soldier Robert Tassen is the only survivor of a massacre in which his brother has perished. Blinded by revenge, Robert rejoins the forces in search of the assassins. But meeting the young Indochinese Maï will change his beliefs and disrupt his mission.

To the Ends of the World Directed by Guillaume Nicloux
The feeling of agonizing loss stings and wounds the spectator, even more readily through repulsive images of human decay, as one might dare to imagine history’s horrors as open wounds that bleed and contaminate outside traditional confines of time and space.
January 28, 2020
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A deliberate, elliptical and startlingly carnal vision of a rogue French soldier’s vengeful heart-of-darkness quest.
May 11, 2018
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The expression “couldn’t be better” applies to Gaspard Ulliel’s portrayal of conflicted French soldier Robert Tassen as it does to Gerard Depardieu’s turn as a French writer in exile.
May 10, 2018
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