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Enter the Void (Soudain le vide)2010

Enter the Void (Soudain le vide) (2010)



Critic Consensus: Grimy and psychedelic, Enter the Void ushers audiences through an out-of-body experience with the eye for extremity and technical wizardry that Gaspar Noé fans have come to expect.

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ENTER THE VOID, the psychedelic thriller by visionary French maverick Gaspar Noé (IRREVERSIBLE, I STAND ALONE), is a cinematic thrill ride that's riveted audiences at the Cannes, Toronto, Sundance and SXSW film festivals. Nathaniel Brown and Paz de la Huerta star in a visceral journey set against the thumping, neon club scene of Tokyo, which hurls the viewer into an astonishing trip through life, death, and the universally wonderful and horrible moments between. An immersive and just plain mind-bending experience, ENTER THE VOID is sure to be one of the most talked-about films of the year. -- (C) IFC

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Critic Reviews for Enter the Void (Soudain le vide)

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As with most of Noé's films, Enter the Void is a bright, bratty middle finger, making it the perfect setting for a natural-born provocatrice such as de la Huerta.

November 4, 2020 | Full Review…

It's a form of atheistic spiritualism that Noé treats as sci-fi, like a drug-fueled melodrama as told by 2001's star child.

July 27, 2020 | Full Review…

Enter The Void is ridiculous, funny, shocking and crazy - but it's also utterly seductive.

August 23, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

In visual terms, it's a whiz-bang marvel of swooping and soaring camera work and psychedelic imagery, lit by the gaudy fluorescence of Tokyo's seamier nightclubs.

January 1, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

If you yourself are stoked for a lurid, oversexed, stupid-with-Freud Midnight Movie extravaganza -- a trip to El Topo via Mulholland Drive -- there are worse ways to spend 2 1/2 hours.

December 31, 2010 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

"I hated that" will be a common refrain among people leaving showings of Enter the Void. Don't be surprised, though, if you find yourself still thinking about the movie the next day.

December 8, 2010 | Rating: 3/4

Audience Reviews for Enter the Void (Soudain le vide)


With this uncomfortable drug-like experience of strong colors and strobe lights, Gaspar Noé proves again that he is such an imaginative director, taking us with his subjective camera in a depressing psychedelic trip presented entirely from the point of view of its main character.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

Quite possibly the most trippy and vividly realized films I've ever seen - Gaspar Noe's cinematographic flair is seizure-inducing yet absolutely stunning in scope. The same can be said for the film's plot - which is marvelous at points and nearly unwatchable at others. The film meanders and seems to lose sight in the last 20 minutes, but when the shocking ending arrives and the plot comes full-circle, you can let out a sigh of relief that it was all worth it.

Kristijonas Fussman
Kristijonas Fussman

Super Reviewer

Yes, we know that its 1h30min worth of repetitive scenes but thats also the beauty of it. Its art-house and not intended to a fast paced action film. In the right mood, this film is beautiful

paul oh
paul oh

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