Agrarian Utopia Reviews

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Top Critic
A.O. Scott
New York Times
June 9, 2011
Mr. Raksasad is sparing in his recordings of human speech and as generous with other sounds as he is with colorful, widescreen compositions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Keith Uhlich
Time Out
June 8, 2011
The sense that we're watching a cleverly concealed fiction increases, even though the verisimilitude remains.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
June 7, 2011
Raksasad manages to keep the film afloat on the real drama of his nation's political and social issues, bringing an added measure of poignancy to the quiet desperation of his characters.
Kalvin Henely
Slant Magazine
June 7, 2011
When we see children frolicking in watery rice paddies, the physical sensations are so convincing that it's as if the water jumps off the screen and splashes you in the face.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Richard Kuipers
Variety
February 23, 2012
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