This is the strangest movie I did not understand but still for some reason LOVE!
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... read more
DVD Release Date: February 25, 2014
Stats: 1,196 reviews
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February 5, 2014
August 4, 2013
Dormael's ambition, though appealing, moves dangerously towards pretentiousness as he attempts to concoct this intricate, convoluted plot - which bears many unnecessary elements that end up bloating it into a flawed, overlong structure that lacks a clear focus.
March 9, 2012
A drop of rain falls on a piece of paper and smudges the phone number (belonging to a girl named Anna) written on it. The number gets erased and so does any trace of Anna. The narrator of the story, Nemo Nobody, aged 118 explains to the journalist interviewing him, "...
February 7, 2012
In the late 21st century the last man who will die of old age thinks back on his life and the different paths it could have taken in this mix of arthouse drama, romance and science fiction. The film's problem soon becomes apparent: the audience remains as uncertain and confused a...
May 20, 2011
Long, confusing and boring.
October 27, 2010
Little known Belgian director Jaco Van Dormael - in only his third film in almost 20years - tackles the bigger conundrums of life, in the nature of existence, love and the life force surrounding us all.
It tells the story of 'Nemo' (Jared Leto) the only human being left on the p...
October 23, 2010
"A great story about "what-ifs" and the incredible aspect of time..."
Jaco van Dormael surprised me with this non-linear story about the meanings behind the time as an adjuster of life... There is no explanation for the end but more of a question about it: the what if segment...
April 24, 2011fb6025506
MR. NOBODY is director Jaco Van Dormael's meditation on life and its choices. It is as beautiful as it is evocative, disjoint as it is stirring, both a futuristic sci-fi and a love medley, heartfelt and humanistic in all its elements. This experimental narrative boasts stunning v...
January 14, 2012
Mr. Nobody is a classic example of a film that is crippled by its own ambition. It was overstuffed with too many ideas, none of which were really anything new. The time-shifting narrative was really jumpy and made the film feel disjointed. It was just really unfocused. At times ...
October 16, 2011
It's a combination of "Fringe", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "The Butterfly Effect", "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind" and "The Fountain"... on acid. Well, if you've ever seen those films, I suppose that acid statement goes without saying. Actually, I think a bett...
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