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Since Otar Left Reviews

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March 30, 2005
La principal fortaleza del film, además de la atenta mirada y la sensibilidad de Bertuccelli, es ese impecable trío de actrices.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 9, 2004
Bertuccelli neatly unpacks these three women's burdened lives and leaves us with a haunting souvenir-the last scene is a shimmering revelation.
December 1, 2004
Bertuccelli convinces us of her capability of sketching portraits of incredible characters that are credible.
November 12, 2004
Bertuccelli tackles Since Otar Left... with the kind of ambitious imagination that makes one marvel at a natural filmmaker's unexpected and original choices.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
September 17, 2004
A showcase for three very talented actresses.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 27, 2004
The finely crafted film shows the complex needs and anxieties of a three-generation family living in a country that has undergone dramatic political and cultural changes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 21, 2004
...deliberately paced but always interesting...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 19, 2004
This emotionally rich situation is played for all its worth by the entire cast, but the standout is Gorintin.
Read More | Original Score: B+
August 18, 2004
You feel like you're watching a real family traipse through an uncertain world instead of actors creating relationships on the spot.
Read More | Original Score: A-
August 11, 2004
Competently made with occasional flashes of brilliance
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 6, 2004
It is a film that understands women, but more importantly, understands life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 6, 2004
The film is as intense as all family relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 6, 2004
Otar and Lenin make terrific bookends on the post-communist experience for average citizens.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 6, 2004
Whatever film acting is about -- technique, presence or truth-telling -- [Esther Gorintin] got it.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 5, 2004
If you want a film whose ending is happy and sad at the same time look no further.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 9, 2004
It feels very real, as if the filmmakers have recorded some actual real-life moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 25, 2004
Since Otar Left tells a story of conventional melodrama, and makes it extraordinary because of the acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 24, 2004
A film, in which fictional characters become human by talking as real people really talk.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 11, 2004
A moving family drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 10, 2004
Director Julie Bertucelli...doesn't have a very distinctive visual style, but she's aided tremendously by the architecture and scenery of Georgia
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