La Notte di San Lorenzo (Night of the Shooting Stars) (The Night of San Lorenzo) Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Michael Szymanski
September 8, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
March 12, 2004
...not enough to sustain our interest through a 105-minute movie, despite the obvious earnestness with which the brothers have imbued the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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David Ehrlich
Time Out
August 13, 2015
Although it spins in circles for too long before its climactic wheat-field shoot out, no other Taviani brothers film so vividly captures the prevailing ethos of their life's work: "Living may be tragic," Vittorio once said, "but life isn't."
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
January 23, 2009
Lyricism, poetry, brutality, reality, fantasy; mixed and slowly stirred, make for a special mood
Christopher Null
February 15, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 17, 2002
A parabolic Italian film about freedom, death, and grace set during World War II in the Tuscany region of Italy.
Phil Hall
Film Threat
April 17, 2008
One of the greatest films of the 1980s.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
February 18, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
July 5, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004

May 24, 2003
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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