Ballad of Bering Strait Reviews

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February 28, 2003
It isn't wildly imaginative, but its subjects are novel enough in their own right.
February 28, 2003
The documentary never gets more than skin deep.
February 24, 2003
It's a coming-out party of a project that is never less than engaging.
February 21, 2003
While the film frequently concentrates on the wrong story, the humanity of the musicians comes through in their own words and actions.
February 20, 2003
What makes the story worthwhile is the candor and personality of the band members.
February 19, 2003
This competently made picture seems a rehash, and not a terribly interesting one.
October 11, 2005
February 28, 2003
There's an infectious hope that permeates Ballad's short breath.
February 24, 2003
As one listener who calls in after a radio test play hilariously puts it, 'They sound like Yankees.' Of course, looked at another way, could the end of the Cold War have resulted in anything more cross-culturally beguiling?
February 19, 2003
The sight of earnest young Russians fiddling and banjo-picking as though to the holler born is so wondrously strange it's hard not to smile.
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