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Red Beard Reviews

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Entertainment Weekly
February 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
November 30, 2005
Kurosawa at his Dickensian best. A masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 93/100
March 16, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 6/6
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
January 21, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Robert Keser
November 23, 2002
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
November 22, 2002
Because of its episodic nature, Red Beard feels long and aimless.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
November 14, 2002
[Kurosawa's] use of the widescreen frame is superb, arranging the elements within the frame for maximum poetic effect.
Edward C. Wang
Rotten Tomatoes
September 4, 2002
This epic and emotional tale of a young doctor's education in the field is a powerful statement about humanity from legendary director Akira Kurosawa.
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Phillip Duncan
July 31, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
July 19, 2002
[Akira] Kurosawa's career was built on great films, and this one ranks toward the top.
| Original Score: B+