Sign up for your 2 week free trial

Twentynine Palms

Rent 'Twentynine Palms' today with Screenclick
Login to rate this movie





Write review

0.5 out of 10 Sigh.
john from Meath, 01 Aug 2007
Just what the world needs, another existentional french film. This one will test your patience, as the obnoxious couple drive around endlessly and aimlessly, stopping only to have random sex here and there. This goes on for just under 2 hours, and then the "shock" climax comes, which is too little too late. Sure, some will say its a work of genius, but the lack of character, dialogue, motivation or general action leaves me doubtful. On the plus side, the cinematography was excellent. Avoid.
Was this review helpful to you? 
6 people out of 11 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
2 out of 10 Wayyy over my head.
John from Donegal, 24 Aug 2009
David & Katia wander around the Deserts of the town of 29 palms, arguing & having sex. That pretty much sums up the film. Looks very experimental with lots of silent scenes and beautiful backdrops, I found it quite tedious and even the sex scenes failed to liven it up, maybe I just didn't get it!! The ending was horrible & pointless.
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
1.5 out of 10 NO.....
Eileen from Wexford, 20 Nov 2007
Avoid. pointless
Was this review helpful to you? 
1 people out of 2 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment

What's it about....
An independent photographer and his unemployed muse voyage out into the Joshua Tree desert, ostensibly searching for a natural set for a magazine photoshoot. What follows is frequent bouts of violent sex in a variety of locations, musing on the taciturn yet beautiful landscape and a finale that will require the audience to have a very strong constitution... Insightfully compared to a Lynchian nightmare and indeed an allegory of 9/11, Bruno Dumont's controversial movie...

(read more)

  • View RoboCop 3
  • View Life As We Know It
  • View Smallville Season 2
  • View Henry And June
  • View Invasion Of The Body Snatchers
  • View Ghost in the Shell
  • View Stand Up Guys
  • View The Butler (Blu-ray)
  • View Enough Said (Blu-ray)
  • View Edge Of Darkness
  • View Babe 2: Pig In The City
  • View The Great Gatsby (3D) (Blu-ray)
  • View The Illusionist
  • View Riddick (Blu-ray)
  • View Supernatural Season 5
  • View The Lone Ranger (Blu-ray)
  • View Beau Travail
  • View Anacondas Hunt For The Blood Orchid
  • View Star Wars Revenge Of The Sith
  • View Don Jon
  • View Thelma and Louise
  • View Town And Country
  • View Turbo (3D) (Blu-ray)
  • View Robocop 2
  • View Inglourious Basterds
  • View Dark Skies
  • View Equilibrium
  • View Waltz With Bashir
  • View Felon
  • View The Lavender Hill Mob
  • View The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • View The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones
  • View Jaws
  • View Last Emperor, The
  • View Wild Strawberries
  • View Bronson
  • View Lawrence Of Arabia
  • View Paul Blart - Mall Cop
  • View Going The Distance (Blu-ray)
  • View The Sword in the Stone