La Ciudad (The City) Reviews

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
These four portraits of poor Latin American immigrants living in New York City draw out our fury over the large gap between the haves and the have-nots in America.
Julia Levin
Filmcritic.com
January 22, 2002
it is the absence of any kind of inner force in the film that disturbs me more than its morbid subject matter
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International
February 21, 2001
A haunting, compassionate look at the day-to-day lives of all too many New Yorkers.
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
A work of film art that isn't in the least "artsy" because it is so deeply felt and so disciplined in its understated and unsentimentalized depiction of real lives.
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
June 12, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
February 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
February 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
February 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
February 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

Reel.com
February 21, 2001
| Original Score: 3/4
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Glenn Lovell
Variety
April 22, 2011
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
Stuart Klawans
The Nation
March 3, 2005

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies
January 22, 2002
Top Critic
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
February 21, 2001
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