6.6/10
62
1 user 3 critic

The Eternals (2017)

Not Rated | | Documentary, War | April 2017 (Switzerland)
We call those who suffer from the melancholy of eternity, eternals. Convinced that death cannot triumph over their lives, they believe that they are doomed to wander in anticipation of the ... See full summary »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Lost Land (2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Drawing from stories of flight, exile, interminable waiting and the arrested, persecuted lives on both sides of that wall dividing Morocco and the Sahrawi National Liberation Movement's ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd
Hanagatami (2017)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Fulfilling his filmmaking dream of 40 years, Nobuhiko Obayashi's luminous new feature "Hanagatami" delivers a timeless story of the pureness of youth beset by the chaos of war.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
Stars: Shunsuke Kubozuka, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Keishi Nagatsuka
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on the remains of never-completed Argentine features from the archives of the film museum in Buenos Aires. The film is, as it were, a parallel film history: an essay like a ... See full summary »

Director: Leandro Listorti
Inland Sea (2018)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Forsaken by the era of modernization of post-war Japan, Ushimado, a town so beloved by film director Shohei Imamura that he set two of his films there ("Black Rain", "Dr. Akagi"), is ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiro Sôda
Peace I (2010)
Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

What is peace? What is coexistence? And what are the basis for them? PEACE is a visual-essay-like observational documentary, which contemplates these questions by observing the daily lives ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiro Sôda
Stars: Shiro Hashimoto, Hiroko Kashiwagi, Toshio Kashiwagi
For the Lost (2014)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Guided by the sheepbells of a flock and by the evocations of the lost, this film is a voyage through storms; those of the mountains and winter, those of bodies and souls, those which remind... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd
Documentary | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A photo montage of Cubans filmed by Agnes Varda during her visit to Cuba in 1963. The film explores Cuban society and culture post-revolution.

Director: Agnès Varda
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Sara Gómez, Nelson Rodríguez
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The film retraces the events of a trail in the Pyrenees, which fleeing fascism that was infecting the heart of Europe. Catalans and internationalist militants fleeing the Franco regime ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio Ferraro
Stars: Vicenç Altaió, Bruno Duchêne, Euplemio Macri
Hotel Dallas (2016)
Documentary | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In 1980s Romania, Dallas (1978) becomes a huge hit and inspires a young woman to emigrate to America. Playfully mixing fiction and documentary, "Hotel Dallas" is a surreal parable of communism, capitalism, and the power of art.

Directors: Sherng-Lee Huang, Livia Ungur
Stars: Livia Ungur, Larry Hagman, Razvan Hîncu
Short | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Impressions of the rue Mouffetard, Paris 5, through the eyes of a pregnant woman.

Director: Agnès Varda
Stars: Dorothée Blanck, Antoine Bourseiller, André Rousselet
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An Irish filmmaker grapples with the legacy of his estranged father, the late documentarian Arthur MacCaig, through MacCaig's decades-spanning archive of the conflict in Northern Ireland. ... See full summary »

Director: Donal Foreman
Stars: Arthur MacCaig
Machorka-Muff (1963)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A satirical attack on West Germany's re-armament and revival of militaristic tradition in the Adenauer era.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Erich Kuby, Renate Lang, Guenther Strupp
Edit

Storyline

We call those who suffer from the melancholy of eternity, eternals. Convinced that death cannot triumph over their lives, they believe that they are doomed to wander in anticipation of the day when they will be freed from their existence. This film is a story of wandering and fleeing, on the borders of Nagorno-Karabakh, an Armenian enclave in Azerbaijan. Inhabited by the ghosts of genocide and by the war that has raged there for over twenty years, the characters who pass through this film carry within themselves the melancholy of the eternals.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Belgium | France | Azerbaijan

Language:

Armenian

Release Date:

April 2017 (Switzerland) See more »

Also Known As:

Les éternels See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Art, documentary and war
22 January 2019 | by km-47See all my reviews

This might be more art than documentary but it is an unnerving, poetic, haunting, beautiful and mesmerizing experience.

Some of the photo is magic, most of the sound claustrophobic. some of the scenes pure genius and the lives portrayed melancholic.

The movie is filled with harsh landscapes, wide angle closeups of harsh faces and harsh hands, reflections on life, death and history. Great stuff but definitely not for everyone.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed