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Days of Heaven Reviews

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October 23, 2007
The sound alone is astonishing. Morricone's haunting, wistful score adds measurably to the sweep and timelessness of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 22, 2007
To hell with equivocation or beating around the bush: Terrence Malick's 1978 Days of Heaven is the greatest film ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 27, 2006
Perhaps the most typical example of a '70s American art film -- daring, romantic, rebellious but also filled with longing for the beauty of the past.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
May 11, 2006
What remains is a haunting sense of waywardness, of the drifting millions who have toiled away on fields and in factories, fading into the American past, unnoticed.
March 1, 2006
The film is unable to overcome the fatal flaw of the three lead's unconvincing acting.
March 23, 2005
One of those grand ol' classics you just have to see
| Original Score: 3/5
January 8, 2005
A so so film with gorgeous photography!
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 5, 2005
Early Gere film with fabulous cinematography.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 8, 2004
Malick emphasizes both his characters' happiness and ignorance. This dilemma is acknowledged in the title, which implies that for Heaven to be existent so must Hell.
February 8, 2004
Every shot is suitable for framing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 25, 2004
Days of Heaven is a compelling adventure story and a riveting meditation on the soulscape of America.
May 21, 2003
Days of Heaven never really makes up its mind what it wants to be.
March 10, 2003
So beautiful that it touches heaven itself.
January 10, 2003
Terrence Malick creates a film that has all the rich density of a literary experience but is made irrefutably cinematic in its lavish, uncompromised visual detail.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 10, 2002
Simply riveting.
July 9, 2002
Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven is a landmark film in that it is one of the few movies ever made that has no discernable weaknesses.
Read More | Original Score: 90/100
April 30, 2002
Days of Heaven (1978) is an exquisite, lyrical film of exceptional visual beauty and only the second film of writer-director Terrence Malick,
January 1, 2000
One thing that certainly can be said about Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven: it's not sentimental or manipulative. Unfortunately, it's also not particularly involving.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
It is the closest to poetry in motion that I have ever seen.
January 1, 2000
This is a movie made by a man who knew how something felt, and found a way to evoke it in us.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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