The Last Metro (Le Dernier Métro) Reviews

April 3, 2018
...magnificent photography. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 3, 2018
Godard's adventure endures in criticism, in the search for new forms of expression; Truffaut's looks, on the other hand, at a fundamentally conservative public, inside and outside of France. [Full review in Spanish]
August 6, 2012
Political and romantic intrigues run parallel and then intersect in Truffaut's critically acclaimed and commercially popular Oscar-nominated WWII saga, starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.
March 21, 2011
Truffaut balances his hopeful plot on a tightrope of coincidences and narrow escapes that horrifically suggest the abyss that engulfed so many men and women of the artistic and political underground. In French.
April 6, 2009
although not one of Truffaut's strongest works, it is nevertheless a striking and engaging film, one that reflects the great filmmaker's love of artistic creation and its role in maintaining humanity
March 24, 2009
As a portrait of a time, Last Metro is a warmly performed and deftly shot trifle.
March 22, 2009
A loving account of the literal and figurative romance of the stage, even under the most trying of social circumstances. [Blu-ray]
September 15, 2008
The muted colors give the film a haunted look, like it was a film made in the 1940s.
October 10, 2005
July 15, 2005
December 10, 2004
June 21, 2004
Accomplished and beautifully-done.
June 8, 2004
January 29, 2004
The Last Metro puts on vivid display Francois Truffaut's humanism and artistic craft.
May 20, 2003
A dazzlingly subversive work.
February 7, 2003
Beautiful, colorful late Truffaut -- extremely powerful.
August 4, 2002
'The Last Metro provides a mesmerizing and realistic view of life under German Occupation and ranks as the best of Truffaut's later films'
July 31, 2002
April 17, 2001
With few of the director's idiosyncrasies, this is not one of Truffaut's more groundbreaking films.