Ballad of Bering Strait Reviews

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.
February 19, 2003
Little is made of the cultural fusion aspect of their story, and ultimately the struggle-for-success tale is as homogenized as the music.
February 19, 2003
Echoes the trajectory of the post-Communist-bloc region itself, unmoored and at the mercy of pitiless capitalist forces.