City of Joy Reviews

February 6, 2020
In City of Joy, the camera is constantly craning back over crowded streets, a grand movement which simply underlines the lack of connection between the large and small-scale elements of the project.
January 4, 2018
The unpleasant surprise is Ennio Morricone's score, his worst ever. The final chorus sounds like 10,000 Pekinese puppies stuck in a cave.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
City of Joy seems a little too "written," too conformed to the rituals of Hollywood screenplays. There's so much interesting stuff in the movie we are prepared to forgive that.
April 15, 1992