Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle) (The Last Combat)
Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle) (The Last Combat) (1983)

Unusual because it has no spoken dialogue, Dernier Combat effectively chronicles the fate of a handful of people after a worldwide disaster has left the planet desolate and bleak and the people physically unable to speak. A young man… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 6, 1983
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

Moments of wry whimsy maintain interest, as do frequent flashes of Besson's knack for a striking image.

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Keith Breese
Filmcritic.com

There are a great many touches of humanity in Besson's wasteland and the film is all the more rewarding for it.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The widescreen, black and white cinematography is a joy to watch, and Besson is nothing if not an efficient and skilled director.

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Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Besson's debut of a silent post-apocalyptic earth is probably still his finest film to date. The black and white cinematography is sublime. Some of the… More
Cassandra Maples
Luc Besson's first work is also his first foray in science fiction, a genre to which he will return fourteen years later with "the Fifth Element"… More
Marcus Woolcott
Very interesting debut from Besson.