Insignificance
Insignificance (1985)

Using four famous but unnamed individuals to symbolize a notorious era in American politics, as well as to explore the nature of despair, director Nicolas Roeg has created an intriguing drama. Based on a play by Terry Johnson, the story… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 13, 2011
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68%


Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an intriguing, but ultimately slight "what if" fantasy

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

This audacious hypothetical is at once funny and dramatic, sometimes a little lopsided but always interesting

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It is a noble idea for a film to satire some of the best known American pop culture heroes of the 1950s.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Reflects Roeg's views of the absurdity of American history and our compulsion to destroy beauty. [Blu-ray]

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A weird meditation on sex, power, knowledge and fame for those who enjoy exotic fare.

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Sean Gandert
Paste Magazine

None of its characters have any sort of inner life and their motivations are simply to fulfill the goals of the screenplay.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinating, flawed Roeg film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Lewis C.
I really liked some parts of Insignificance, but there's a forced art house aspect to it that just seems unnecessary and weakens the movie.
Chris Browning
A Deep and meditative feature that captures your mind with it's complexity and your eyes with the vivid imagery. Recommended!
Steven Carrier
I found Nicolas Roeg's "Insignificance" to be extremely interesting. It's an experience that I will need more time to pin down, but… More
Alec Barniskis
I'm still trying to work out what it all means, but its possible that there isn't a coherent central theme here, other than placing a few of the… More