Rhapsody in August Reviews

March 4, 2013
These days, people are more interested in Kurosawa than he is in being Kurosawa.
March 4, 2013
Sad to say, it is far from a major statement from one of our greatest living directors.
June 24, 2006
There's more narrative movement here than in Dreams, but the pedagogic humanism still gets bogged down in facile simplification.
June 18, 2005
January 1, 2000
A delicately nuanced film about remembrance -- so delicate, perhaps, that it's not terribly memorable itself.
January 1, 2000
Plain and simple, Rhapsody is mediocre pap. It's nothing compared with his previous work.