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Cries and Whispers Reviews

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September 10, 2013
Some have called it the most painful movie he ever made, and it is easy to see why: the three sisters at the center have lost the wisdom of compassion and replaced it with unending pathos.
March 7, 2011
Starring Sweden's best actresses, this is one of Ingmar Bergman's undisputed masterpieces, which was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 11, 2007
It's a beautifully photographed but painful film to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 1, 2007
Ingmar Bergman's dark vision of the human condition has focused on individuals incapable of real inter-personal communications except on the most primitive level.
November 26, 2005
the hushed, interior tone fails to generate much drama, and the tension never explodes
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 4, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
October 7, 2005
A stunning piece of pure cinema by a master filmmaker.
| Original Score: 5/5
August 24, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2005
A masterpiece of color and mood.
July 3, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 20, 2004
The most haunting death story in the movies, exquisitely photographed, like a reverie just before the afterlife.
| Original Score: 5/5
November 11, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 30, 2003
Relentlessly discursive and somber, also hauntingly elliptical and exquisitely crafted.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 20, 2003
It stands alone and it reduces almost everything else you're likely to see this season to the size of a small cinder.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 4, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
December 8, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 4, 2002
A timeless classic for every film student.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 19, 2002
In order to understand why Cries and Whispers is a great film, it must be experienced, not merely watched.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 26, 2002
Bergman never made another film this painful. To see it is to touch the extremes of human feeling. It is so personal, so penetrating of privacy, we almost want to look away.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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