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WmAug 20, 20069If you crave any sort of narrative thread, certainty, or literal message this film wil probably annoy you. If, instead, you surrender to Denis' fascinating storytelling, allow the gorgeous cinematography to saturate you and cherish the gaps in understanding that give the film its meaning then you'll emerge from viewing this as one does after falling fully clothed into a river with an erratic and often powerful current: grateful, disturbed and breathless. Life, like "The Intruder," isn't Cartesian. Get over it and get with it.… Expand
VanC.Dec 30, 20059No one makes visual poetry better than Claire Denis. This movie has same slow pacing and gorgeous photography as Beau Travail, but with an even more elusive plot and even less dialogue. Give yourself over to it and you'll be rewarded with ecstacy.