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Jonathan Livingston Seagull Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
February 22, 2012
Visually uneven, this film captures only partially the spirit of the best seller upon which it is based.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
January 23, 2008
The cinematic equivalent of that girl you might have met circa 1973 who insisted that the dog that just evacuated his bowels on your sidewalk was 'expressing his creativity.'
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Shane Burridge
January 20, 2008
Bartlett's background as a documentary film-maker is an advantage for a film that doesn't require any actors but a liability when it comes to adapting Bach's fiction
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TV Guide
December 11, 2007
Truly one of the most boring pictures ever done but with enough attractive photography to merit your brief attention.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Variety Staff
December 11, 2007
Now there's nothing wrong with uplift, except that exhortations customarily are banal. That is, the end is nearly destroyed by the means.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Richard Bach's best-selling parable for freshmen becomes on screen a very spelled-out allegory, complete with flat voice-overs and pretentious Neil Diamond soundtrack.
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
June 8, 2006
Pulllease fly away, and take your book with you!
| Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
This has got to be the biggest pseudocultural, would-be metaphysical ripoff of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Michelle Thomas
Future Movies UK
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
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