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The White Diamond Reviews

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Herzog illustrates through both Dorrington and the Rastafarian the wonder of simply being human.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

The film is one small story and how it can be presented and interpreted to mean so much, giving significance to a more introspective definition of triumph.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 8/10

July 6, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

One of Herzog's most breathtaking and life-affirming films.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

March 4, 2006
Christopher Null

The film ascends to some dizzy, emotional heights. Worth a peek.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

December 6, 2005
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A superb portrait of the dangers as well as euphoria that can come from chasing one's most treasured dreams.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: A

November 29, 2005
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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Herzog loves to document humanity's perpetual struggle with nature, and in The White Diamond, the jungle -- sometimes makes sophisticated human technology laughably clumsy.

Full Review Source: AV Club

September 26, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Although The White Diamond is entire of itself, it earns its place among the other treasures and curiosities in Herzog's work.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

September 1, 2005
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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When we finally see the ship sailing through majestic cloud formations over the breathtaking Amazon canopy, the name seems absolutely fitting -- for a gem of an aircraft and a jewel of a movie.

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

September 1, 2005
Russell Edwards
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Herzog's eye for the weird sometimes makes the docu feel strained, but engaging characters imbue the pic with depth and emotional appeal.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 1, 2005
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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A minor but often visually stunning meditation on nature and man's desire to conquer it.

July 8, 2005
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

An intoxicating dream of a film that speaks to the daydreamer in all of us.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2005
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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The film is rather aimless, if not pointless, but you cannot take your eyes off it for one second.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

June 3, 2005
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

In The White Diamond, man and nature barely rub against each other, and it's this friction that makes for the film's most astounding images.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

June 3, 2005
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Touching, transfixing, unique.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 4/4

June 2, 2005
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Werner Herzog's documentary suggests that while the German filmmaker has mellowed a bit with age, he is still fascinated by the danger and romance of the natural world.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 1, 2005
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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Werner Herzog may lack heroes, nowadays, who seem adequate to his fierce capacity for wonder. When occasion demands, however, he can still turn the world upside down.

May 31, 2005
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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Any day in which I'm able to step into the gaze path of extreme, globe-trotting seeker-of-otherworldliness Werner Herzog -- like a matinee dreamer transfixed in a projector's beam -- is a day well lived.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 31, 2005
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Magnificent shots of waterfalls and other natural phenomena abound, but it's far too late in the history of nature photography to expect anyone to gawk at them.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

June 1, 2005

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Time Out New York
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