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Buffalo Boy Reviews

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Top Critic
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
September 14, 2006
If you have ever wondered what the life of a Vietnamese peasant was like in the 1940s, it seems unlikely there will be a lovelier evocation of it than Buffalo Boy.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
Doug Cummings
June 6, 2006
In a lesser film, the copious floods would signal pat themes of life and renewal, but Nguyen-Vo emphasizes the water's destructive power as well.
Louis Proyect
April 4, 2006
Austere but beautiful film about the desperately poor in Vietnam during the 1940s.
Ken Fox
TV Guide
March 11, 2005
This beautiful film offers a rare, poetic glimpse of life in rural Vietnam during the French occupation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
March 10, 2005
Ostensibly a coming-of-age story, this languorous, beautifully shot feature debut from Vietnam tells a deceptively simple tale in a deceptively simple fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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