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Variety Staff
Variety
March 26, 2009
The role of the retiring master is not an easy one, but a prize in the right hands. Michael Redgrave fills it with distinction.
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Tom Milne
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Worth watching for Redgrave's powerfully detailed performance as the schoolmaster.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 10, 2004
What begins as an anti-Goodbye, Mr. Chips ends, thanks to some psychological point stretching, as an imitation of it.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
The schoolmaster to whom our pity is drawn is a pretty weak and lukewarm individual, hardly fit to be a teacher of growing boys -- even a teacher of classical languages, which he is.
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