The Neon Bible Reviews

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January 1, 2000
There are many such fleeting poetic moments in The Neon Bible--moments so ecstatic that you may feel yourself rising off your seat. If much of the rest of the movie tends to be clunky as narrative, that's a small price to pay for pieces of enlightenment.
December 3, 2018
It makes for moments of entranced wonder but for tedium as well.
August 17, 2012
Though not one of Davies' strongest films, this coming of age tale, set in the American South, has nice, lyrical moments, and is well acted by Gena Rowlands.
October 1, 2005
February 20, 2004
October 11, 2002
July 29, 2002
March 5, 2002
What it lacks in dramatic thrust is made up for in the momentary (and sometimes sustained) glimpses of brilliance.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
An old-fashioned type of coming-of-age film shot by the Englishman, Terence Davies.
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