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The Good Earth Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
October 18, 2008
No harmful false note is struck.
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
It's a typically lumbering, cautious, overblown Thalberg project, saved by Rainer's genuinely moving, Oscar-winning portrayal of Chinese peasantry, and by an immensely spectacular storm of locusts.
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Once again Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has enriched the screen with a superb translation of a literary classic.
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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Critical opinion has not been kind, but studio excavators may find much to admire.