February 11, 2020
Bunuel's surrealism is really a kind of mysticism in reverse, He has had to wrestle, not with the devil, but with the angel in him, and in Nazarin traces of the struggle are still apparent.
July 18, 2018
The film is beautiful, with all Builuel's peculiar sensuality in the face of things, which he can make, like faces, extraordinary and eloquent, ceaselessly expregsive and pregnant with this or that.
December 19, 2007
Perhaps the most accomplished and difficult of Luis Buuel's Mexican films.
February 9, 2006
This is another fine example of Buuel's powerful films made during his exile in Mexico.
May 9, 2005
It is so grim that it lacks even the energy to present itself dramatically.
January 7, 2005
The most breathtaking cinematic cross-examination of faith I have ever seen not content to ignore religion as a non-issue, or to take cheap shots at its practitioners.
July 30, 2003
November 12, 2002
The surreal moments are relatively few in this wonderfully acted and underviewed masterpiece
July 30, 2002
While the film itself remains a subtle attack on religious naivete, the director would never be as mindful of the possibilities of spiritual healing as he is here.