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Beautiful Islands Reviews

July 23, 2010
In short, it's pretty but dull.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 22, 2010
At a time when most advocacy documentaries aim for righteous fury, Tomoko Kana's Beautiful Islands is so gentle that it's practically radical by comparison.
July 6, 2010
A handsome-looking, if narratively inert, piece of propaganda filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 6, 2010
An extraordinarily eloquent synthesis of imagery and urgency.
July 2, 2010
Energized by neither music nor narration, and without the essential urgency of facts and figures, the result is a series of finely polished but relentlessly dull snapshots lapped by rising tides and melting permafrost.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5