Turning Gate Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 2, 2012
An aesthetically satisfying film about desire being the overriding motive in relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Richard James Havis
Hollywood Reporter
November 12, 2002
It's a deeply thought-out, uncompromising film that brings a novelistic approach to the description of the inner life of its subject.
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com
October 18, 2002
Though it takes a while for its real emotional heft to be made apparent, [it] eventually grows into an insightful and astutely realized examination of the ways we accumulate the emotional baggage that we carry as we move through our romantic entanglements
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
October 8, 2002
Graphically depicts the impact desire, coincidence, and fate have upon romantic relationships
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
October 3, 2002
Hong San-soo's comic rendezvous Turning Gate is built on a series of repetitions that mirror the South Korean director's fascination with reincarnation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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Chicago Reader
January 10, 2004
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