Before the Rains Reviews

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November 24, 2011
November 18, 2011
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
It's definitely good, definitely a little bit boring.
June 20, 2008
India has rarely looked so beautiful onscreen. Against the anguish of his human characters, director Santosh Sivan juxtaposes a tranquil, green world in the hills of the southwestern state of Keralain 1937, 10 years before independence.
June 20, 2008
When the rains in Before the Rains finally arrive, there's nothing to cleanse, no real dirt to wash away -- not with history already so neatly packaged and polished to a dull shine.
April 20, 2019
Expectedly, the cinematography is superb. And Rahul Bose as the conflicted handyman stands out. The rest of it is quite linear and ordinary.
August 15, 2011
If only the whole thing weren't so pretty.
January 21, 2011
Mechanical through and through.
January 8, 2009
Has the moral overtones of an EM Forster story, but is curiously lacking in emotional force.
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