Universal acclaim- based on 49 Ratings
Positive: 4 out of 4
Mixed: 0 out of 4
Negative: 0 out of 4
Oct 1, 2010Unravels through excellent sound and picture editing, superb acting from Gene Hackman, and of course Coppola; a true auteur of a director whoUnravels through excellent sound and picture editing, superb acting from Gene Hackman, and of course Coppola; a true auteur of a director who during the same year also made the unforgettable Godfather II.… Full Review »
Dec 28, 2014Good movie..more than ever
It's a film that addresses the old issue between what should remain in private matter and what should be madeGood movie..more than ever
It's a film that addresses the old issue between what should remain in private matter and what should be made public.
As such, this work reflects on one of the basic rights of human beings: the Privacy ... not in a simplistic way but applying that right with others as the Freedom and Security.
It's a movie that could be of this year (2014) or any coming year ... the wikileaks cases of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden prove the timelessness of this work masterfully directed by Francis Ford Coppola ... without any doubt it's his most kafkian film, immersed in anguish where the citizen becomes a pawn piece on the board controlled by the state.
The interpretation of Gene Hackman is masterful (his best?).
The end of the film (no happy end) seems to demonstrate that the more we have computer means to ensure our safety ... more defenseless we become. It's the price to pay for such technological advancement.
What I like most about the film is the feeling of Solitude that runs throughout the film and its main character ...
A 'bitter' irony: bigger and better means of information and communication ... greater solitude.… Full Review »