Agantuk (The Stranger) Reviews

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
January 23, 2014
Perhaps Ray's most memorable character since Apu.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
This film is filled with the director's deep feelings about the observations he has made during his lifetime regarding the affects of civilization...
Full Review | Original Score: A
Jay Antani
Cinema Writer
January 26, 2012
a beautiful valediction by a great filmmaker anticipating his own departure, whose message is as profound as any in a majestic career
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 12, 2006
The work can be taken strictly as a charming drama or as something much deeper -- and that's perhaps the key to any great work.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Leah Garchik
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A fitting ending to Ray's 30-film career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It shows all the virtues of a master artist in full maturity.
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
A small, gentle, exquisitely realized comedy about, among other things, family loyalties and trust in a world in which traditions have been devalued.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
August 29, 2006
This 1991 film -- Ray's last -- is far from his best, but its delicate, loosely structured domestic satire rewards viewer patience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006

Film4
May 24, 2003
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