A Throw of Dice Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 21, 2014
[An] amazingly fluid silent-era Indian feature, with a breathtaking use of open air, space and lots of extras.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Wally Hammond
Time Out
August 31, 2007
A treat for Indian movie buffs and lovers of silent melodrama alike.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 26, 2010
The story itself is nothing special, but the lush jungle setting is magnificent and it gives the film a special feeling.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 31, 2007
Entrancing as it is exotic, silent classic A Throw Of Dice (1929) plays like a fairytale for adults.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2007/08/27/a_throw_o
Philip French
Observer [UK]
February 21, 2014
A Throw of Dice is a remarkable silent movie.
Peter Bradshaw
August 31, 2007
Extravagantly romantic, with a stirring score by Nitin Sawhney.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Total Film
August 31, 2007
This silent Indian melodrama offers proof positive that America didn't have the monopoly on epic cinema in the '20s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Daily Telegraph
August 31, 2007
Osten's film, which features more than 10,000 extras and 1,000 horses, is as excessive and beautiful as any scene from Antony and Cleopatra or Ben-Hur.
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