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Dersu Uzala Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 19, 2006
It's sweetly told and heartwarming, much like a Disney film, but not demanding much of the viewer.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
November 26, 2002
Beautifully photographed but far too isolated in its characterizations.
| Original Score: 1/5
Top Critic
Richard Eder
New York Times
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
December 1, 2003
Every frame of Dersu Uzala is simply beautiful to look at. . . . Kurosawa's 140-minute masterpiece is a . . . quietly captivating experience.
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
March 22, 2001
| Original Score: 80/100
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
July 28, 2003
Kurosawa's Russian epic is breathtakinging ambitious, if a bit didactic.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
August 15, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Douglas Pratt
July 21, 2006
a gorgeous looking and highly affecting adventure
| Original Score: 5/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 18, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
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.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Emanuel Levy
June 14, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Ain't It Cool Movie Reviews
June 25, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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