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The Killing Fields Reviews

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October 23, 2004
The best moments are the human ones, the conversations, the exchanges of trust, the waiting around, the sudden fear, the quick bursts of violence, the desperation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 20, 2003
The movie is diffuse and wandering. It's someone telling a long, interesting story who can't get to the point.
July 29, 2002
"unforgettable and unshakable"
| Original Score: 4/5
May 29, 2001
The story is powerful, the script intelligent, the cinematography beautiful and the performances nearly flawless.
Read More | Original Score: 88/100
February 27, 2001
a powerful portrait of how the atrocities of a world gone crazy tested the friendship and loyalty of two men
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
The director, Roland Joffe, and his photographer, Chris Menges, capture all of this with a realism that hasn't been so poetically convincing in a nondocumentary context since Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Algiers.
January 1, 2000
The Killing Fields (1984) is based upon a true story, and follows the historical events surrounding the US evacuation from Vietnam in 1975.
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 5/5
November 14, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
January 2, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 10, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
February 6, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
January 30, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 6, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 17, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 31, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
September 4, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
August 10, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2001
| Original Score: 4/5
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