Submergence Reviews

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July 24, 2019
'Immersion' is, at best, a failed proposal in which the only thing that really pays off is its two protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 18, 2019
This is a beautiful, poetic and intelligent film that may be too slow and romantic for those craving the adrenaline shot of the traditional thriller, but I think Wenders fans will find the pace and depth just right.
January 29, 2019
... make us stuck too, waiting for the pointless ending to arrive.
September 24, 2018
Handsomely shot and involvingly performed, yet it sometimes functions like its striking but overused graphic matches, diving too deep into obviousness.
August 18, 2018
Just as the characters finally begin to resonate, and the audience finally begins to feel something for their journey, the closing credits roll.
August 17, 2018
It's all a bit too literal, and much of the dialogue is stiff and unnatural.
August 17, 2018
Patience is a quality you need to endure a lot of Wim Wenders' work, and sometimes the payoffs have been terrible. Here, though, is one of his more inclusive and absorbing works that rewards the attention he demands.
August 16, 2018
Vikander and McAvoy are both gorgeous here and there's a lovely look to the production too, yet this philosophises itself into a corner.
August 8, 2018
This is the film of an old man who has retained a humble, almost naive attitude to experience, an awareness there are depths he has left unplumbed. There is something quite moving about this.
August 8, 2018
A quiet meditation on how love can be an oasis in a cruel and violent world, Submergence is a strong work from a bona fide cinematic master.
August 6, 2018
"Cheesy and boring movie". Complete review in Spanish in the Mexican newspaper Reforma.
August 3, 2018
Despite having a remarkable cast, the film does not escape an inevitable shipwreck. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 3, 2018
Wim Wenders is unable to generate a real tension between the two characters despite great performances. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 2, 2018
Most of Submergence feels curiously flat, given the frustration that the characters go through once they are separated.
May 18, 2018
Looking like a work-for-hire, the adaptation of J.M. Ledgard's romantic novel Submergence doesn't manage to touch or excite.
April 30, 2018
Submergence is a film with incredible visuals that gives us a glimpse at places we've never seen, but that can't make up for the dull and uninteresting storyline.
April 23, 2018
An intriguing romantic thriller that takes us into dangerous otherworlds beyond our world.
April 20, 2018
Can a bio-mathematician and a CIA operative meet-cute? They can in Wim Wenders' newest film.
April 20, 2018
Considerable talent on both sides of the camera is drowned out by a pretentious script in this ambitious but muddled romance.
April 20, 2018
The audience is left, then, submerged in two very different movies where the protagonists are going to sink or swim - but unsatisfyingly - not together.
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