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Jusqu'au bout du monde (1992)

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Director Wim Wenders' road movie---set in 1999 as the planet faces annihilation---follows a globe-trotting American (William Hurt) on a mission. Solveig Dommartin. Fitzpatrick: Sam Neill. Hanry: Max von Sydow. Edith: Jeanne Moreau. Philip: Ruiger Volger. Burt: Ernie Dingo. Chico: Chick Ortega. Coauthored by Wim Wenders.

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Cast

Solveig Dommartin
as Claire Tourneur
William Hurt
as Trevor Mc Phee
Sam Neill
as Gene Fitzpatrick
Jeanne Moreau
as Edith Farber
Rüdiger Vogler
as Phillip Winter

Critic Reviews for Jusqu'au bout du monde

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (2)

Before, one left the theater befuddled; one now leaves the theater equally befuddled but also moved, even genuinely disturbed.

September 3, 2015 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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What appears to be a cosmopolitan picaresque moves from moment to moment to momentousness,.. Wenders' dream is only just now released in an integral, near-5-hour walkabout... A great and poetic and caring film has arrived at last.

November 18, 2015 | Full Review…
Newcity

Watching it now, even with its dull patches, it seems like a miracle.

August 27, 2015 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Much of Wenders' sprawling saga is absurd, and some of it pretentious, yet set in 199, this film, like all of his previous work, raises interesting questions about the role of modern technology and its impact on identity and interpersonal communication.

January 11, 2008 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
EmanuelLevy.Com

Thought-provoking romp by German film director Wim Wenders, a global hopping cinematic philisopher.

July 18, 2003 | Full Review…
Spirituality and Practice

Contains a few spectacular moments, but feels misguided overall.

April 4, 2003 | Rating: 3/5
San Francisco Examiner

Audience Reviews for Jusqu'au bout du monde

Normally I prefer a 'director's cut' of a film but this time I'll take the edited down version gladly. Four and a half hours is just too damn long for a road trip drama even if some of the ideas in it are akin to great films like Brainstorm. So 4 stars for the two and a half hour version and barely 3 for the 'test of endurance' version.

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