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Based on 13 Reviews
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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    One of the most visually sumptuous movies you will see this year. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The title might as well refer to the viewer who tags along on Louis' often-silent journey from solitude to some tentative form of family. Some will consider the experience insurmountably frustrating; others will find it exhilarating. show more

  • 30
    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    Surrealism is one thing, but The Intruder appears so ill defined and random that it ends up looking simply inept. show more

  • 100
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Enigmatic as it is, The Intruder dares us to see movies as visual marvels tethered to humanity. show more

  • 88
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The film is surprisingly satisfying and meaningful. show more

  • 63
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    So, should you see The Intruder? Yes -- but only if you're willing to ignore bothersome concerns about narrative and let the poetic images take over your mind. show more

  • 100
    Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The texture and intensity of the odyssey makes it spellbinding. show more

  • 100
    Scott Foundas L.A. Weekly

    For Denis’ film - which may be her most intricately constructed and intensely beautiful to date - is one that transcends words and stories, a movie to be felt rather than rationalized. show more

  • 100
    Dennis Lim Village Voice

    The Intruder, is a decisive breakthrough--her (Claire Denis) most poetic and primal film to date, as thrilling as it is initially baffling. show more

  • 100
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Never has Denis demanded so much from audiences as with this shimmering enigma, at once intimate and epic, but it's worth the effort and then some. show more

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