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Quitting Reviews

Derek Elley
Variety
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June 9, 2008
Derek Adams
Time Out
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February 9, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
Richard James Havis
Hollywood Reporter
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Formally ambitious and emotionally engaging.

February 26, 2003
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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It helps that the central performers are experienced actors, and that they know their roles so well.

| Original Score: 3/4

December 13, 2002
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Ultimately engages less for its story of actorly existential despair than for its boundary-hopping formal innovations and glimpse into another kind of Chinese 'cultural revolution.'

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

November 22, 2002
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Intriguing in concept ... [and] just as compelling in execution.

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

November 22, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A brave experiment.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 15, 2002
Patrick Z. McGavin
Chicago Tribune
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Daring and beautifully made.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 14, 2002

Arizona Republic
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November 8, 2002
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Less than fresh.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

November 1, 2002
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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If Quitting isn't worthy of affection exactly, it's worthy of respect, as director Zhang Yang plays with the structural elements of the story as well as notions of fiction and fact.

October 11, 2002
Steven Rosen
Denver Post
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It further declares its director, Zhang Yang of Shower, as a boldly experimental, contemporary stylist with a bright future.

Full Review Source: Denver Post

October 11, 2002
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Unfortunately, the experience of actually watching the movie is less compelling than the circumstances of its making.

October 10, 2002
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Jia's performance is so unsparing and intense -- and the film so compassionate and chaste in its approach to a life lost and recovered -- that Quitting ultimately satisfies.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

September 20, 2002
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Once he starts learning to compromise with reality enough to become comparatively sane and healthy, the film becomes predictably conventional.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

September 19, 2002
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Zhang ... has done an amazing job of getting realistic performances from his mainly nonprofessional cast.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 13, 2002
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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If you're not totally weirded- out by the notion of cinema as community-therapy spectacle, Quitting hits home with disorienting force.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

September 13, 2002
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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If Mr. Zhang's subject matter is, to some degree at least, quintessentially American, his approach to storytelling might be called Iranian.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 12, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A probing and universal contemporary drama.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 12, 2002
John Patterson
L.A. Weekly
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Whether Quitting will prove absorbing to American audiences is debatable.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 12, 2002
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Straightforward yet opaque and uncompromising piece of work.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 10, 2002
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