The End of Violence (1997)
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Wim Wenders directed this allegorical drama about the emotional impact of violence in our culture, set against the backdrop of California's entertainment business. Mike Max (Bill Pullman) is a Hollywood producer who has earned a great deal of money and power in the film industry through his success with a series of brutally violent action pictures. While Max can juggle any number of tasks while working, he can't find time for his wife Paige (Andie MacDowell), and when she announces that she's
Sep 12, 1997 Wide
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Enrique J. Castillo
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Nicole Ari Parker
K. Todd Freeman
Marisol Padilla Sanchez
A muddled, sentimental Euro-American hash, redeemed here and there from its fatal purposelessness by a few moments that remind us we're in the presence of a genuine cinematic visionary.
This goes on for two hours and two minutes. When I staggered out of the theater, I asked if Clinton was still president.
Offers viewers opportunities to ponder a variety of diverse subjects, but its overall entertainment value is less than one might hope for.
With The End of Violence Mr. Wenders has made a film as resonant as his most memorable work.
Boring, incoherent and insultingly didactic. It's like Wenders has never been to America, never observed Americans and never even seen an American movie.
astonishing but uneven
Wenders' observations and subtextual commentary about violence in American society are well-served by the nuances of Nicholas Klein's script.
A trama principal se perde em um emaranhado de cenas que, rigorosamente, nada acrescentam ao filme.
A sophisticated and pensive film about a subject that fills contemporary movies and fuels our fantasies.
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