• G, 1 hr. 46 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Yimou Zhang
    In Theaters:
    Feb 18, 2000 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 22, 2000
  • Sony Classics

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Not One Less (Yi ge dou bu neng shao) Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

September 7, 2011
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

That these non-actors are able to so convincingly bring this highly emotional fictional story to life is the true mark of a master filmmaker at work.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 3, 2010
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

no one makes more beautiful films than Zhang Yimou. No one captures the intrinsic character of the Chinese people more indelibly as well

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: B

April 4, 2007

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

December 30, 2006
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B+

July 24, 2006

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 6, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2005
Brandon Judell
Critics Inc./America Online

| Original Score: 4/5

July 3, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 8, 2002
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

A poignant story of poverty and spirit reminiscent of the great Italian neo-realists.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

September 9, 2002
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies

Not One Less touches the heart in so many subtle ways.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 24, 2002
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

As charming as it is important, Not One Less has all the elements of a great drama: inspiring performances, the ability to make one laugh and cry and a subject matter worthy of further contemplation.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 5, 2002
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

An empowering film for children, showing them at their most capable, working through problems and finding innovative solutions to overcome what seems like an insurmountable obstacle.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

April 3, 2002
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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This thematic 'lesson' is served up with non-didactic grace complemented by tiny bursts of humour.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

March 22, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A stubborn girl shows her compassion and true grit in a situation where she must shoulder adult responsibilities.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

March 13, 2002
Tom Block
culturevulture.net

The best film released in America so far this year.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

September 18, 2001
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

A masterpiece of simplicity.

Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine | Original Score: A

March 24, 2001
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B+

February 14, 2001

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

February 18, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I especially found the performance of Wei Minzhi to be impactful.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

January 1, 2000

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Deborah Young
Variety
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June 17, 2008
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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April 27, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006

Time Out
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January 26, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
Philip Kemp
Sight and Sound
December 2, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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August 15, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 20, 2002
Mark Freeman
Critical Eye

February 14, 2001
Louis Proyect
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January 1, 2000
Stuart Klawans
The Nation

January 1, 2000
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
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January 1, 2000
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