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Djomeh Reviews

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March 15, 2002
Offers viewers here an intimate glimpse of the everyday realities behind the headlines.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
March 1, 2002
It is a sublime, carefully assembled movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 1, 2002
Deceptively simple, ultimately heart-breaking drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 20, 2002
This film's painful story is one to which people from all corners of the globe can relate or at least understand.
Read More | Original Score: 71/100
February 7, 2002
A film that gives you the illusion of eavesdropping on life as it's actually lived, on people as they actually behave.
December 17, 2001
A melancholic mediation on the constant and often elusive yearning for companionship and love, it also speaks volumes about the barbarity of cultural and religious intolerance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 9, 2001
It is a minor effort, satisfying only on its own limited terms.
November 26, 2001
One of the better examples of the minimalist cinema popular with Iranian filmmakers
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 28, 2001
Hassan Yektapanah's Djomeh, from his own screenplay, continues Iranian cinema's deceptively simple yet exquisitely conducted explorations of the Iranian psyche in the context of a workaday reality.
September 26, 2001
Djomeh (New Yorker) is not among the best of the Iranian imports -- its thematic compass is smaller--but it certainly shares some of the attributes of the best: patience and a belief that every human face is important.
September 7, 2001
Agonizingly slow-moving and talky, it consists primarily of conversations between two men in a truck.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 7, 2001
Perhaps the strangest and most rewarding romance you'll see all year.
September 6, 2001
This gentle and somewhat slow moving romantic fable has a quiet sweetness all its own.
September 6, 2001
Has a keen sense of the pace of everyday life.
September 6, 2001
An investigation, at once lucid and enigmatic, of exile, loneliness and the fragile possibility of friendship.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2001
[S]hows such a painterly eye for framing and composition that the story is almost superfluous to the glory of its pictures.
September 4, 2001
Among the most formally accomplished of new Iranian films.
August 24, 2001
Chekhov in the Iranian mountains: intriguing!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 8, 2001
More realistic and much more enjoyable to watch than something packed full of professional actors (like America's Sweethearts).
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July 24, 2001
A modest, unpretentious film whose heartfelt humanism shines through.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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