Far Side of the Moon Reviews

February 10, 2006
The film may be best appreciated by those who've seen the stage version.
January 5, 2006
Lepage is such an interesting camera subject, you stick with this dreamy rumination even when the going gets arch.
December 2, 2005
The Far Side of the Moon is a master class on turning a talky, one-man play into a visual delight.
December 2, 2005
As an actor, Lepage is a captivating presence, easily transforming from one sibling to the other. And as a director, he braids the personal and the universal with dexterity, turning theatrical intimacy into cinematic ecstasy.
December 1, 2005
It takes about 28 days for the moon to orbit the earth and approximately 60 minutes for Far Side of the Moon to reveal its full splendor.
November 29, 2005
Reworking his own raw material, Lepage spins a rich, moving film that acknowledges humanity's power to break out of Earth's daily gravity; in the process, he leaves audiences floating.
April 14, 2005
Far Side of the Moon imbues the weightiest issues of human existence with a zero-gravity grace and charm.
November 8, 2004
Lepage brings a prodigious talent for startling, interwoven imagery to bear on a story already laden with metaphorical possibilities.
November 6, 2004
An achingly eloquent rumination on our place in the universe.
May 23, 2004
Lepage's films are always reflections of a curious mind, which constantly puzzles at the absurdity of a life where science, politics and the arts compete for attention with the mundane existence of daily life.
May 22, 2004
The moon in Far Side of the Moon shows its smiling, symbolic face in the very first frame.