No Man's Land
No Man's Land (2001)

The grim futility of the war between Bosnia and Serbia is reduced to its essence as two enemy soldiers are forced to share a wary trust for one another in this drama. A group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing upon Serbian territory during a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 9, 2002
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bleak and darkly humorous, No Man's Land vividly illustrates the absurdity of war.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

... a gripping piece of combat theater.

Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

The acting's so strong and the dialogue so realistic, that it feels authentic.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

absurd situation creates lasting images that don't diminish with time

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

It's hard to believe this is writer-director Danis Tanovic's first feature fiction film.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

A strange and disturbing film, but it is not without a stirringly humanist compassion even at its most outlandish and outrageous.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A brilliant and brilliantly disturbing film.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

The film would have been a stunner under any circumstances, but with the situation in Afghanistan and the Middle East worsening on a daily basis, No Man's Land feels even more relevant.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A well-mounted... seriocomedy with passing punchlines. And for about half the movie, it's compelling stuff.

Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

Tanovic adroitly indicts the entrenched hostilities between people and nations.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
Two Bosnians and a Serb are trapped in a trench during the war between Bosnia and Serbia. I didn't think that this actually happened or that it could have… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Neutrality does not exist in the face of murder. Doing nothing to stop it is, in fact, choosing. It is not being neutral."</i> Bosnia… More
Cynthia S.
A terrific movie with many, many layers. The UN is ripped for its do-nothing foolishness, but equally well presented is the difficulty of peacemaking itself.… More
Ross Collins
The best movie I've ever seen about the absurdities of war. The story of everyday men finding themselves caught up in a war against their former countrymen… More
Conner Rainwater
I'm pretty sure my favorite part was the random appearance of the villain from Ace Ventura 2. This is by no means a movie that I got into, but I can't… More
Mike S
As I've never seen a war movie before about the present day conflict between Bosnia and Serbia, I didn't really know what to expect, but after reading… More