Dersu Uzala Reviews

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May 9, 2005
The episodes in this second part go on endlessly, loosely, obviously. They lack the revelations of the winter scenes and they do little but belabor at length the points already made. They wreck the film's balance and make its achievements dull.
August 30, 2003
Reflects a decline in dramatic power and a doting, futile taste in sentimental hero-worship.
April 10, 2018
The film's finest passage occurs when the hunter and the captain are stranded on a frozen lake-a harrowing, spooky-gorgeous spectacle of supernatural realism.
July 21, 2006
a gorgeous looking and highly affecting adventure
July 19, 2006
It's sweetly told and heartwarming, much like a Disney film, but not demanding much of the viewer.
March 18, 2006
June 25, 2005
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May 11, 2005
May 31, 2004
To Arseniev, Dersu embodies something civilized men have lost… Neither can really understand the other — which is precisely what makes their friendship so special.
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