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Sweetgrass Reviews

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

The talk is sheep. And normally, I'd say baa humbug to sitting down with lambs for 90 minutes. But any apprehension. abates under the power of a documentary that's as beautiful as it is informative.

Full Review Source: The Patriot Ledger | Original Score: B+

May 25, 2013

As it progresses it begins to strike a subtly elegiac, unsentimental tone...

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 4/5

June 13, 2011

Total Film

Unadorned by narrative or score, it's an unsentimental portrayal of a fading way of life and the peaceful creatures under its charge.

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

April 28, 2011
Sukhdev Sandhu
Daily Telegraph

A tenaciously observed and a quietly absorbing ethnography about a pair of shepherds leading some 3,000 sheep on a 150-mile journey up into Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Mountains for summer pasture.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

April 26, 2011
Philip French

The images, including sheep on the move up near vertical hills, are remarkable, the landscape spectacular, the unsentimental account of back-breaking, backside-aching work impressive.

Full Review Source: Guardian

April 23, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

If Avatar was last year's best-looking film, 2011's award may well go to a documentary shot for small change concerning sheep. No, really.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

April 22, 2011
Peter Bradshaw

This beautiful and hypnotic documentary shows the agony and the ecstasy of herding sheep up into Montana's Beartooth mountains for the summer pasture.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

April 21, 2011
Dominic Radcliffe
Little White Lies

It would be foolish not to experience this film.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

April 21, 2011
Derek Malcolm
This is London

I have no doubt that, come the end of the year, Sweetgrass will be on the "10 Best" lists. It is that memorable for pictorial, cultural and even moral reasons.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

April 21, 2011
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times

Sweetgrass is probably the definition of niche, but one dedicated to some of the highest ideals of film: it brings us information from a place we've never been, and with a rapturous innocence.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 4/5

April 20, 2011
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

The movie is decidedly no frills, and it both lives and dies by this strict adherence to its protocol.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

March 2, 2011
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A documentary of uncommon elegance and abstract expression... What always impresses about the movie is its here-and-nowness.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

January 16, 2011
Jennifer Merin

Sweetgrass is a film of record about the American West. It documents, pays tribute to a fast-fading way of life. You want 'True Grit?' This is it!

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

December 16, 2010
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Entertaining, despite its slow pace and general lack of dialogue and music. It is plain, but strong.

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

November 7, 2010
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

An intoxicating audiovisual experience and a sprawling story that encompasses nothing less than the seasons, birth and death.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 9/10

August 27, 2010
Rob Thomas
Wisconsin State Journal

So I have to admit, the first few notes I took while watching the documentary "Sweetgrass" consisted of writing "Wow, that's a lot of sheep!" over and over again.

Full Review Source: Wisconsin State Journal | Original Score: 3/4

August 26, 2010
Jason Anderson
Toronto Star
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If there's anything we can learn from the creatures here, it's that any day in which you don't get stripped of your coat or eaten by a bear is probably a good one.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 22, 2010
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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There are audience rewards for sticking with the herd and its lonesome cowboys.

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

July 16, 2010
Brian Tallerico
Movie Retriever

Even viewers caught unaware of just how natural this documentary is could easily find themselves mesmerized by its unique charms.

Full Review Source: Movie Retriever

June 28, 2010
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

The movie celebrates a particular lifestyle and it's an homage to a dying tradition -- a slice of history that's fascinating to witness.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 18, 2010

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