George Washington Reviews

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September 7, 2011
July 18, 2007
You have to bring a lot of yourself to this film if you want it to give something back, but the rewards are considerable.
July 18, 2007
Undistinguished and uninvolving attempt to offer a rural spin on Kids.
June 24, 2006
The film absorbs elements of documentary and improvisation to produce a remarkably organic whole.
July 21, 2005
It's possible to keep one's feet on the ground and still appreciate the film's quiet verbal and visual poetry.
September 26, 2002
A gracious sleepwalk of a movie that could have used a firmer strut.
March 23, 2014
George Washington gets a worthy and breathtaking 1080p upgrade thanks to Criterion, in which the new picture quality makes David Gordon Green's first and best film look as if it came directly from myth.
March 19, 2014
An exceptionally beautiful movie with some winning performances from a young and unproven cast,
March 10, 2014
George Washington is a mood piece first, and its triumph is in bottling up the intense feeling of early adolescence, and watching how tragedy transforms it.
July 5, 2011
Oh, you could analyze and debate and dissect the individual vignettes to smithereens, which is what makes it literary, I 'spect. But that would be too much like homework.
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