Daughters of the Dust - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Daughters of the Dust Reviews

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 26, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
September 8, 2001
With its portrayal of Black dignity, majesty and depth of character and identity, this is clearly a film of those fully in control of their own means of cultural production.
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Top Critic
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
February 9, 2007
The resources of the beautiful locations are exploited to the utmost, and [director Julie] Dash can be credited with an original, daring, and sincere conception.
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 16, 2003
A brave and ravishing film that portrays a little-known society with deft, culturally specific images.
| Original Score: 4/5
Josh Larsen
October 7, 2016
...thrums with a truly independent spirit and a dreamy ebullience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Emanuel Levy
July 3, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
April 7, 2011
Centering on African-American women, Julie Dash's original feature was a highlight of indie cinema in the early 1990s.
Full Review | Original Score: B+

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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