Movies Like Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika)

Opening

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67% Lucy Jul 25
33% And So It Goes Jul 25
—— The Fluffy Movie Jul 25
88% A Most Wanted Man Jul 25

Top Box Office

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45% Planes: Fire And Rescue $17.5M
20% Sex Tape $14.6M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $9.8M
23% Tammy $7.4M
85% 22 Jump Street $4.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $3.9M
49% Earth to Echo $3.3M
49% Maleficent $3.2M

Coming Soon

—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
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—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Let's Be Cops Aug 13
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New Episodes Tonight

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
90% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

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—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
75% The Hotwives of Orlando: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
86% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
76% You're the Worst: Season 1

Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika) Reviews

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Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 5/5

August 7, 2008
Kam Williams
Global Rhythm Magazine

Very moving, well-written, and better-acted, but bitterly realistic.

Full Review Source: Global Rhythm Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 30, 2007

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

December 30, 2006

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 6, 2005
Jordan Hiller
Bangitout.com

Nowhere in Africa is long enough that each character is meticulously studied and developed while Link takes the time also to provide wonderfully patient, artistic moments

Full Review Source: Bangitout.com | Original Score: 3.5

March 24, 2005
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com

Full Review Source: tonymedley.com | Original Score: 9/10

October 7, 2004
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una buena historia para decir un par de cosas sobre el desarraigo, los lazos familiares, y la chance de empezar una nueva vida siempre que sea necesario.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total

January 8, 2004
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

The acting is wonderful throughout, and director Carole Link has crafted a tale with the dramatic scope of a great epic. The English Patient comes to mind.

| Original Score: A

October 24, 2003
Marcy Dermansky
About.com

Caroline Link's Oscar winning film has sweeping theme music, stunning cinematography and a well-told story that offers a unique slice of history.

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4/5

October 24, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

An epic story that deeply explores the lives of Jewish expatriots during World War II.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

October 22, 2003
Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

Writer-director Caroline Link adapted Stefanie Zweig's expatriate memoir gracefully, languidly and with full understanding of its heroine.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Observer | Original Score: 3/4

October 10, 2003
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Unusual in how it expertly blends two popular types of movies to create one seamless motion picture experience.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

October 9, 2003
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Excellent.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: A

August 8, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

While Roman Polanski's The Pianist may be the most shattering film to deal with the Holocaust, Nowhere in Africa may well be the most human.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 5/5

August 6, 2003
Rick Kisonak
Film Threat

Offers an admirably understated study of the family's constantly shifting desires, fears and allegiances.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 22, 2003

It's poignant, capturing the feeling of a young person's scattered memories.

| Original Score: 3/4

July 6, 2003
Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic
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Everything in the film rings true, is deeply moving, richly photographed, and wonderfully acted.

| Original Score: 5/5

June 26, 2003
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Populated with personalities so completely rendered that they're as believable as the people next door.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 4/4

June 6, 2003
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It didn't move me.

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

June 4, 2003
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

It's exactly the sort of import you'd expect to walk off with an Academy Award.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 25, 2003
Jennie Kermode
Movie Gurus
November 9, 2011
Derek Elley
Variety
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June 19, 2008

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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May 19, 2004

ComingSoon.net

May 16, 2003

Baltimore Sun
April 25, 2003

Guardian
April 20, 2003

Sydney Morning Herald
April 18, 2003
Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin's Picks
April 15, 2003

FilmFour.com
April 8, 2003
Alexander Walker
This is London
April 5, 2003

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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April 4, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 6, 2003
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