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Battle in Heaven (Batalla en el Cielo) (2005)

Battle in Heaven
6.2 Rating
(51 ratings)
5.7 IMDB rating

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Bertha Ruiz

Bertha Ruiz

Marcos' Wife
David Bornstein

David Bornstein

Jaime
Rosalinda Ramirez

Rosalinda Ramirez

Viky
El Abuelo

El Abuelo

Chief of Police
Brenda Angulo

Brenda Angulo

Madame
El Mago

El Mago

Preacher


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An average movie

2 years, 11 months ago at Aug 10 8:46
Wow.... It has been a while since I saw such a weird movie... Where should I start? Let's take the very first scene... [spoiler] I mean, I heard about the notorious non-simulated blowjob scene but I didn't know it was right from the start... [/spoiler] Basically, it hit me like a train. What was this all about? On one hand, the scene is rather well made and definitely striking and the whole endeav... read more
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Description: Battle in Heaven depicts the spiritual emergency of an amoral man in Mexico City who turns to sex as a way out of his funk. When sex doesn't save him, he turns to an act of penance along with others in a religious procession. Can an amoral and violent man find redemption by just putting himself in a place where Divine love and forgive ... (more)
Release date: 1 August 2005
France (3), Germany (3), Mexico (3), Belgium (3), 2000s (3), Drama (2), Guilt (2), Explicit (2), Cannes (2), Unsimulated Sex (2), Baby (1), Nudity (1), Ransom (1), Sex (1), 2006 (1), Spanish (1), Foreign (1), Not Foreign (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SnP (1)
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" August 14th - Carlos Reygadas for better or worse in Battle in Heaven uses an uncompromising technique of burying any emotional resonance or character depth in favor of aesthetical and intellectual pursuits. It is a bold move and one that pays off in with his aesthetical pursuits with an interesting ethereal and detached tone along with a haunting score. There are lots of evocative camera work and striking cinematography with some key scenes leaving me breathless. As the film unspools though"


johanlefourbe posted a review 2 years, 11 months ago

An average movie

“Wow.... It has been a while since I saw such a weird movie... Where should I start? Let's take the very first scene... I mean, I heard about the notorious non-simulated blowjob scene but I didn't know it was right from the start... Basically, it hit me like a train. What was this all about? On one hand, the scene is rather well made and definitely striking and the whole endeavour was absolutely bold. But, on the other hand, it was also really distracting because during the rest of the movie, I kept thinking again about what happened back there when I was supposed to focus on what was going on at that moment. A part from this, there was some kind of ” read more

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