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Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika) Reviews

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May 19, 2003
...generates its power through first-rate performances, believable character behavior and an accumulation of convincing detail...
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 16, 2003
The acting is excellent.
Read More | Original Score: B+
May 15, 2003
Don't expect to see the best foreign-language picture made in 2002.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 14, 2003
This biography is well made but has nothing new to offer
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 9, 2003
The film has the glorious sweep of an epic.
May 9, 2003
Link creates a complex and fascinating portrait of a marriage under the enormous stress of geographical dislocation and historical trauma.
Read More | Original Score: B+
May 8, 2003
An important and intriguing film that will leave you both entertained and moved.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 2, 2003
There's a wealth of material here -- all sorts of fascinating details -- that more than fill up the film's generous two-hours-plus running time.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 1, 2003
A penetrating look at what was lost in ways that are subtle but profound.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 26, 2003
A gloriously heartfelt story about identity, love and cultural divides.
April 25, 2003
Absorbing and moving.
April 25, 2003
One very fine film.
Read More | Original Score: A
April 22, 2003
The pacing of Nowhere in Africa is a mite drowsy, but there are payoffs for the director's uninsistent touch.
April 19, 2003
Doesn't avoid being a bit too solemn and self-important, but its intelligent craftsmanship and good intentions go far to make up for it.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 17, 2003
A worthy, complex and nuanced film.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 11, 2003
Seesaws frustratingly between the inspired and the rote.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 11, 2003
Nowhere in Africa is a movie of many moods and nuances. In addition to being a Holocaust saga, it's a girl's story, a woman's story and the story of a marriage.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 11, 2003
It's beautifully shot and too long, and contains pained references to the Holocaust; it's a movie tailor-made for awards rather than for personal reasons.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 9, 2003
Running an epic length, it tells a solid but not particularly exceptional story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 7, 2003
Large in scope and swelling with sentiment.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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