Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups

Christian Bale leads this endeavour from Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life) as a man caught between his own self-delusion and the women that occupy his love life (including Cate Blanchett, Imogen Poots and Natalie Portman). 

Says the official synopsis: "Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep."

2015Rating: M, Mature themes, sex, nudity and coarse language118 minsUSA
DramaRomanceFestival & Independent

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Knight of Cups / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Another flawed but fascinating reframing of man’s place in the modern world.

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Time Out

Time Out

Even hardened arthouse film lovers may find Knight of Cups way out of their comfort zone.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

This episode has an empty tank.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There are moments of visual brilliance here, moments of reverence and even grandeur.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

It is an elegant and strikingly shot film that revels in a series of wonderfully shot locations ... and will likely enrapture fans of Malick's very individual style.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

As the film just keeps offering more of the same... it doesn't build or pay off with what it seems designed to do...

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BBC

BBC

The result is ludicrous self-parody - somewhere between a Calvin Klein aftershave advertisement and a coffee-table book about the modernist mansions of the rich and famous.

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