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Enter the Void (2009)Enter the Void (2009)

Enter the Void (2009)

Drama, Fantasy

7.0

movie

Brazil, Canada

English, Japanese, Romani

Depressing, Mind-blowing, Thought-provoking

2009

Gaspar Noé

Cyril Roy, Ed Spear, Emiko Takeuchi

161 min

Synopsis

This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar, a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda. When Oscar is killed by police during a bust gone bad, his spirit journeys from the past -- where he sees his parents before their deaths -- to the present -- where he witnesses his own autopsy -- and then to the future, where he looks out for his sister from beyond the grave.

Our Take

7.0
Cassidy O'Brien

In this raw, psychedelic drama, an American drug dealer living in Tokyo with his sister is killed at a night club. His spirit continues to float above the city and past, present, and future are woven together to complete the tale of his life. Taking a page from the Tibetan book of the dead, the film aims to explore one answer to life’s most epic question: What happens when we die? Definitely not for the faint of heart, there is drug use, gore, and challenging themes throughout the movie. Its unique cinematography also captures Tokyo quite well.

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