Nazarin Reviews

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
It lacks his brilliant wit and seems much less adventurous than his 60s masterpieces.
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Renata Adler
New York Times
May 9, 2005
It is so grim that it lacks even the energy to present itself dramatically.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Fernando F. Croce
June 14, 2015
A film of inner and outer wounds
Cole Smithey
October 25, 2007
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 3, 2012
A very straightforward film for Bu˝uel.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 9, 2006
This is another fine example of Bu˝uel's powerful films made during his exile in Mexico.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
November 12, 2002
The surreal moments are relatively few in this wonderfully acted and underviewed masterpiece
Full Review | Original Score: A
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
July 30, 2002
While the film itself remains a subtle attack on religious naivete, the director would never be as mindful of the possibilities of spiritual healing as he is here.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
December 19, 2007
Perhaps the most accomplished and difficult of Luis Bu˝uel's Mexican films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
January 7, 2005
The most breathtaking cinematic cross-examination of faith I have ever seen… not content to ignore religion as a non-issue, or to take cheap shots at its practitioners.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Emanuel Levy
July 16, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5

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June 24, 2006
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