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The Last Wave Reviews

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 13, 2008
Its creepiness is undeniable, and it seems far less dated than many late 1970s films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
September 1, 2002
Startling and mesmerizing Australian film about aborigines, nature and dreamtime.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 16, 2002
There's plenty of floods, thunderheads, cars submerged in water and heavy downpours to get yourself all wet on.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
December 16, 2001
a unique film that bears the uneven, yet genuine, traces of a deeply felt work not entirely settled
| Original Score: 3/4

TV Guide
November 30, 2001
Weir does a fine job of weaving real events with dream sequences, as well as capturing the aboriginal perspective.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
November 27, 2001
Weir's touristy vision is strictly from the outside looking in.

Boxoffice Magazine
June 13, 2001
An interesting mixture of dreams and reality, of occult Aborigine tribal rituals and of modern-day Sydney.
Carlo Cavagna
January 1, 2000
Similar to Weir's previous film, Picnic at Hanging Rock, but not as powerful
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Cole Smithey
November 1, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
July 4, 2005
| Original Score: B+
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
February 17, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Andy Klein
New Times
May 29, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 9, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
June 6, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
June 19, 2001
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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