• No Such Thing (2002)

No Such Thing

Release Date: March 29th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 9th, 2002

R |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Disgusted with human evolution, a foul mouthed monster (Robert John Burke) kills anyone who crosses his path. When a news crew sent to investigate the monster disappears, a guileless young woman (Sarah Polley) is dispatched to follow up on the story. She befriends the monster and becomes his only hope in ending his life of misery.

Cast: Sarah Polley, Robert John Burke, Dame Helen Mirren, Julie Christie, Baltasar Kormákur, Paul Lazar, Annika Peterson

Director: Hal Hartley

Genres: Comedy , Fantasy

Production Co: United Artists, True Fiction Pictures, American Zoetrope

Keywords: Office, 2000s, Fascinating, Emotional, Transformation, Offbeat, Doctor

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    An uneasy mixture of tragedy, satire, monster yarn and David Cronenberg creepiness, No Such Thing can't decide what it wants to be or how it needs to get there. show more

  • 50
    Megan LehmannNew York Post

    If you've come to appreciate Hal Hartley's idiosyncratic style through films like "Flirt" and "The Unbelievable Truth," his take on the monster movie genre will intrigue you. But, ultimately, disappoint you. show more

  • 50
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Less an American product than an international escapade, it's the kind of pigeonhole-resisting romp that Hollywood too rarely provides. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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