No End (Bez konca)
No End (Bez konca) (1985)

The late, celebrated Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski) has created a downbeat but emotionally harrowing, magic realist tale in this film about a fictional couple whose lives are taken over by events in Poland in the turbulent, early… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 17, 2004
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Noel Murray
AV Club

[Deserves] to be counted among his acknowledged classics

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

No End functions both as a compliment and a precursor to the director's most lasting works.

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Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

A dated although nonetheless remarkable work of propaganda.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

I suspect that the story of how No End came to be made, and of how it speaks to Polish audiences, would be of as much interest to American audiences as the film itself.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

The aching of a moral crisis permeates every pore, from courtroom to bedroom

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Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

A brilliant opening scene, but the political message is weak.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This 1984 feature by the remarkable Krzysztof Kieslowski has been described as his most explicitly political.

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Dan Jardine
Cinemania

Kieslowski's most overtly political film, also one of his most potent; it boasts a finale that will surely set viewer's tongues wagging, whether in agreement or disconcertion

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film was powerful enough in its political jibes to have made the state and the church and the opposition party condemn it.

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