Golden Door (Nuovomondo) Reviews

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January 10, 2008
The journey to America by an Italian peasant and his family, conveying their yearning for a new life in scenes of magical realism.
January 8, 2008
is all facade and no force
January 8, 2008
Thanks to Martin Scorsese's seal of approval, Emanuele Crialese's Golden Door may now he salvaged from critical and popular disinterest.
January 6, 2008
Its series of episodes don't always add up to a single, cohesive narrative so much as they seem a succession of surrealistic impressions.
January 6, 2008
Although the movie's plot line is rather flimsy and its characters somewhat distant, the movie's images are hard to forget.
December 23, 2007
Not as inspiring as it should be.
December 20, 2007
The early parts require some patience, but the film richly rewards that patience. I know of no film that so patiently and so completely documents the Ellis Island experience.
December 8, 2007
Golden Door is a cinematic treasure reimagining the emotional landscape of Ellis Island, dipped in the delights of magical realism and the enchanting nomadic dual consciousness of cultural relativism.
December 7, 2007
October 26, 2007
Sicilian writer-director Crialese adds another to the list of great immigrant films with this evocative, poetic drama about a family of his compatriots who make the fateful Atlantic crossing in 1904.
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