Atomised (Elementarteilchen) (Elementary Particles)
Atomised (Elementarteilchen) (Elementary Particles) (2006)

With his bittersweet, German-language tragicomedy The Elementary Particles, writer-director Oskar Roehler brings to the screen Michel Houellebecq's popular seriocomic novel of two ill-adjusted siblings. Christian Ullmen and Moritz… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 23, 2006
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Ryan Cracknell
Calgary Movies

A depressing thinker of a film that also offers a little nostalgia to boot.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Beautifully shot and impressively acted, this is an evocative and frequently moving film, though it's often hard to engage with its unlikeable characters.

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Anton Bitel
musicOMH.com

a hybrid of the morbid and the mordant, the decadent and the darkly delicious, which will not necessarily make you happy, but will certainly leave you satisfied.

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Boyd van Hoeij
european-films.net

I want your (sanitized) sex -- and a happy ending.

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Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

Grim, funny, moving and thought-provoking, Roehler's film will find some people who will rank it as one of their films of the year and others who will say that he has ruined Houellebecq's book.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Brutally honest and not afraid to kick a few taboos in the balls, Atomised is the ultimate film about 'all those things we don't want to talk… More
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
For some odd reason I am just hugely drawn to movies of this calibre. They intrigue me to no end, even though I may only know one actress who...is from one of… More