The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Patricio Guzman's exquisitely filmed, pensively narrated and profoundly humanistic documentary explores Chile's remote Atacama Desert, revealing essential truths about the mysterious universe and the human experience within it.
Nostalgia for the Light isn't didactic in the strictest sense. It simply shows the truth, illuminated by [Patricio Guzman]'s poetic voiceover narration and the found sound of wind and footsteps that echo across the desert plains.
Original music, sure-handed editing, the stunning panorama and scope of the observatories, the desert and the night sky, plus the heartbreaking stories of the searchers, make this a top contender for best documentary.