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Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner Reviews

Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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November 6, 2002
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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From its mystical-mythical opening to the stunning finale, this is storytelling at its most primal and filmmaking at its most original.

| Original Score: 5/5

October 3, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Compelling as it is exotic, Fast Runner has a plot that rivals Shakespeare for intrigue, treachery and murder.

| Original Score: A

August 9, 2002

Arizona Republic
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July 26, 2002
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Often, the film feels more like a state of mind, combining the factual hardness of a documentary with the startling beauty of a surreal, fantastic dream.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 19, 2002
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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A beautiful, timeless and universal tale of heated passions -- jealousy, betrayal, forgiveness and murder.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: A-

July 19, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 19, 2002
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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It may be the most satisfying experience you'll have at the movies this year.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

July 12, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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The kind of primal storytelling that George Lucas can only dream of.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

July 11, 2002
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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A powerful, absorbing and thoroughly transporting film experience.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

July 11, 2002
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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Few three-hour films manage to be so engaging, or so vast.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A-

July 2, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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An experience so engrossing it is like being buried in a new environment.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

June 28, 2002
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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A landmark movie that becomes a priceless entryway into a distant land and its people, few of whom will ever seem as foreign and far away again.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

June 27, 2002
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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It takes us to a world we've never seen, to tell us a story both entirely foreign and completely familiar.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 4/4

June 21, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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At nearly three hours long, it's an endurance test.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

June 21, 2002
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Both a thrilling adventure about endurance and survival, and an elegiac examination of centuries-old tribal culture, fast-fading in the new millennium.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 21, 2002
Loren King
Boston Globe
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The film is filled with unquestionable grace and power.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 21, 2002
David Edelstein
Slate
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One of the most enthralling three hours you'll ever spend at the theater.

Full Review Source: Slate

June 18, 2002
Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly
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The director has fixed this Arctic potboiler, passed down through the ages as part of a rich oral tradition, onto digital video with ... breathtaking punch and such a sweeping sense of immediacy.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 16, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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This first feature ever in the Inuit language is a demanding experience. But the rewards for those who risk the journey are simply extraordinary.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 5/5

June 13, 2002
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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It's creatively authentic, and its creators are also its subject.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

June 13, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's a spectacular movie ...

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

June 10, 2002
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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Whatever combination of talent, happy accident and hard work was involved, The Fast Runner is, for all its flaws, an enthralling discovery.

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June 7, 2002
John Anderson
Newsday
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Visually captivating.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

June 7, 2002
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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The acting, costumes, music, cinematography and sound are all astounding given the production's austere locales.

June 7, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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Spellbinding visuals combine with compelling drama to make this sprawling epic, the first truly indigenous Inuit feature, a triumph of storytelling.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 7, 2002
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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By any measure, The Fast Runner is a passionate, remarkable film, a big story told with a respect for its bigness by a filmmaker gifted at incorporating his culture's mysteries into universally appealing art.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

June 6, 2002
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Spectacularly beautiful, not to mention mysterious, sensual, emotionally intense, and replete with virtuoso throat-singing.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 4, 2002
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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It's an experience in understanding a unique culture that is presented with universal appeal.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/5

April 12, 2002
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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A damn fine and a truly distinctive and a deeply pertinent film.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 4/4

April 12, 2002
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Not merely an interesting document from a far-off place; it is a masterpiece.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 5/5

April 5, 2002
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