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Bei yazi de nanhai (Taking Father Home) Reviews

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Matt Noller
Slant Magazine
September 23, 2008
There's little insight to be found in Ying's presentation of even seemingly helpful citizens as fundamentally cruel and animalistic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Prairie Miller
September 14, 2008
If all the world's a stage, then resorting to just that when faced with a shoestring movie budget may be just the cure, in this delightfully heartfelt yet solemn and brutal New Market Economy China road movie to nowhere.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
September 14, 2012
Paints an evocative picture of modern China.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
September 19, 2008
A stunning introduction to a rare new talent.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
April 24, 2009
Rarely has a filmmaker done more with less.
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Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice
September 17, 2008
You may appreciate the ballsy critique of a nation's callous obsession with development and reconstruction.
Louis Proyect
September 20, 2008
Simply brilliant film-making for less than $5000. For anybody the least bit curious about China today and who has a taste for sophisticated comedy, this is not to be missed.
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