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November 15, 2007
Thought poets were a dying species, did you?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 15, 2007
I was moved and captivated throughout its 132 minutes.
January 26, 2006
Its long, fluid takes escort us through space and time, to universal themes and broader topicalities, effortlessly fending off charges of hermetic aestheticism.
October 25, 2005
Precisely controlled and confidently poetic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 3, 2005
Why put up with so much that seems insufferable? Because at the end of Eternity and a Day, Angelopoulos somehow translates a character from the world of dreams to the world of reality instantaneously, before your eyes.
April 17, 2002
It has a great deal of somber beauty to recommend it.
March 5, 2002
The quiet, hypnotic intensity of the cinematic journey one experiences in Eternity and a Day is a rare and lasting pleasure.
March 3, 2002
Invites and encourages us to reap the blessings of true connection with others.
October 30, 2001
Angelopoulos' meditation on the meaning of one man's life is genuinely hypnotic in its way of transcending ordinary narrative.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 30, 2001
This is not a masterpiece, but it contains moments of rare beauty and its contemplation of life, death, regret, and memory has a subtle power.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 30, 2001
What had been a realistic work, lyric but realistic, slides into ostentatious symbolism.
October 30, 2001
Consider giving this worthy anachronism a couple of hours of your time. If you can tune into its somber, hypnotic wavelength, you may be surprised at the raw emotional impact it delivers in key scenes, and at its ability to provoke your imagination.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 30, 2001
Overall, Angelopoulos' film gives the viewer a sense of the infinite ... even if its languid artiness occasionally lulls you to sleep.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
October 30, 2001
It is a statement about the work of an artist, a collector of diverse elements then molded into a coherent, beautiful whole.
October 30, 2001
Angelopoulos has created another masterpiece, one that recalls such classics as Bergman's Wild Strawberries and Kurosawa's Ikiru.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 30, 2001
For at least half of its length, it is quietly revelatory, luminous and invigorating, and for those reasons it makes essential viewing.
October 30, 2001
A deeply felt character study.
October 30, 2001
A gorgeous elegy of a film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 30, 2001
Makes a somber redemption song out of melancholy and infinite sadness, one whose eloquence transcends its stark Andrei Tarkovskyian dankness and somnambulism.
January 1, 2000
The film is stunningly beautiful: visually, it is a masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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