I'm Going Home Reviews

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May 26, 2020
Oliveira, a nonagenarian when he made the film, conveys the hidden rapture of daily life-and the power of images to preserve it.
March 4, 2019
[Michel] Piccoli's performance is the film's beating heart.
August 28, 2012
An understated film that touches on greatness.
December 30, 2006
December 6, 2005
July 2, 2005
July 16, 2004
a realistic look at the ways in which mortality plays into the conscious and subconscious plans of the living
March 16, 2004
September 25, 2003
A rarity, a film about old age that is neither a celebration or lament of of lost youth, nor an anticipation of impending death, but simply an unsentimental meditation on the ambiguous present, on aimlessness, isolation, and infirmity.
February 7, 2003
There's something poignant about an artist of 90-plus years taking the effort to share his impressions of life and loss and time and art with us.
November 27, 2002
Elliptical as it is perceptive.
November 22, 2002
Stylistically adventurous.
November 21, 2002
A minor film with major pleasures from Portuguese master Manoel de Oliviera...
November 15, 2002
The kind of quiet masterpiece that fully registers only after you've seen it.
November 7, 2002
One of the greatest films I've ever seen.
November 1, 2002
Subtly powerful.
October 26, 2002
Oliveira trusts the intelligence of his audience...In the life of the city he suggests the ongoing life of humanity, the context in which individual mortality must be contemplated.
October 18, 2002
Watching this gentle, mesmerizing portrait of a man coming to terms with time, you barely realize your mind is being blown.
October 17, 2002
The movie is a trove of delights.
September 27, 2002
A poignant, artfully crafted meditation on mortality.
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