Intruder in the Dust - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Intruder in the Dust Reviews

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February 5, 2005
A brilliantly accomplished "racial bias" cycle film of the 1940s.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 14, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 2, 2013
Powerhouse mix of racial drama and mystery, vividly shot on location in Mississippi.
July 12, 2013
Paula Deen apologists, take note: This MGM adaptation of Faulkner's novel demonstrates that the N-word was recognized as ugly and hurtful even in 1949 -- even in Mississippi, where it certainly was heard with some frequency.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
March 16, 2006
Denis' film -- which may be her most intricately constructed and intensely beautiful to date -- is one that transcends words and stories, a movie to be felt rather than rationalized.
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