The Endless Trench (La trinchera infinita) Reviews

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December 4, 2020
In any event, the overriding impression left by The Endless Trench is that of the horror and violence of the Franco regime, and the fear it instilled in the population, and the impossibility of reconciling with or forgiving that.
December 2, 2020
Man hides from fascists for decades; language, sex, rape.
November 14, 2020
Both sprawling in its narrative reach and sophisticated in its technical execution, it's the filmmakers' most ambitious collective effort to date, hinting at an aptitude for more grand-scale mainstream fare.
November 7, 2020
'The Endless Trench' remains effective and interesting until the end. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 7, 2020
The Endless Trench efficiently transmits the climate of oppression and paranoia experiences by the protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 7, 2020
At its core, this is an unusual and affecting love story that deserves to be seen, and perhaps, thanks to Netflix, it will be.
November 7, 2020
The Endless Trench doesn't fall into clumsy tropes and instead is a profound portrait of alienation. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 6, 2020
Good but not great, a sturdy and authentic period piece that's worth a watch but probably not too many awards-season accolades.
November 5, 2020
It's fertile thematic ground, but as in most survival movies, showy feats of filmmaking take precedence over insight or revelation.
November 7, 2019
The Endless Trench is a story of a silent battle, resistance, fear, and solitude. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 4, 2019
An asphyxiating cinematic experience anchored by an extraordinary performance from the film's two leads. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 4, 2019
A film like this tells us that there are still many skeletons in closets, but it's very scary in a whole country like Spain, which is still buried and plunged into darkness. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 28, 2019
A great movie. [Full review in Spanish]
October 4, 2019
The ultimate exemplar of agoraphobia. At 147 minutes, The Endless Trench makes the audience feel the years go by along with the imprisoned man.
October 3, 2019
The Endless Trench marries its effective prison drama element to a relationship drama, artfully highlighting the impact of hiding out, not just on those forced to do it but on their loved ones.
September 27, 2019
The repetitive nature of the first sequences, with those comings and goings of the people marked by the fear towards the neighbor and the insecurity of hiding places, is very credible. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 27, 2019
A profoundly involving, superbly played story about love as protection from fear.
September 23, 2019
There is no evidence that the [Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goenaga] film's trio has justified the 147-minute duration. [Full review in Spanish]
September 23, 2019
A thriller conceived from the purest conception of the genre. [Full review in Spanish]
September 23, 2019
There are other much more lucid and revulsive forays on the [fim's] theme... but much braver and, decidedly, much more stimulating. [Full review in Spanish]
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