Behind the Sun Reviews

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April 1, 2010
The appearance of circus performers in any film not by Fellini usually bodes ill, and it does so here.
July 20, 2002
A bleak, beautiful cinematic fable driven by the brutal logic of blood feuds and transformed by an overpowering sense of wonder.
May 3, 2002
Salles' movie taps into matters that are at once ancient and mythical and, needless to say, headline-fresh.
May 3, 2002
Salles starts with the loudly trumpeted theme, then tacks on a slim plot to justify the clamour.
April 19, 2002
A lovely journey, but it's like a picture book whose text is merely incidental.
April 19, 2002
Salles is a fine director with the ability to invest moments with a sense of tragedy and inexorable fate.
December 30, 2006
December 6, 2005
July 3, 2005
November 12, 2003
a family saga told with all the muscle of the best Sergio Leone western.
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