Ten Reviews

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December 30, 2006
April 16, 2006
Often provokes humor and refreshing insights.
January 25, 2006
December 6, 2005
September 29, 2005
December 31, 2003
... [S]ticking with it provides further insight into Kiarostami's psychology and society ...
August 8, 2003
A fine film.
July 10, 2003
A major minimalist departure for Kiarostami.
June 25, 2003
A point made to distraction.
June 19, 2003
Abbas Kiarostami has created, for all of its filmic simplicity - static camera, minimalist settings and obviously from the hip filmmaking (you can watch as the curious drive by the lady's car and rubberneck) - has created a nicely complex character study
June 14, 2003
Who would have thought a movie centered on a driver and her passengers that never leaves the car could be so compellingly watchable? Ten is not only a fascinating character study, but a portrait of an entire way of life.
June 5, 2003
A little more reach would have allowed Ten to turn it up to 11.
May 16, 2003
Whatever the film lacks in physical lyricism, it makes up for with a claustrophobic flair that leads you to conclude that Ten can be the loneliest number.
May 11, 2003
Works in its own mysterious ways.
May 9, 2003
A very interesting film, despite structural limitations that keep it from approaching greatness.
May 9, 2003
A rare chance for viewers to eavesdrop on everyday talk in Tehran that, although fictionalized, must approximate what really happens in Iran's busy capital.
May 9, 2003
For little more than the price of a tank of gas and a video camera, Kiarostami lets his viewers drive a mile in another's shoes. It's not often that a road trip is so educational.
May 9, 2003
When you stagger out of the theatre after watching the new Iranian movie Ten, you may find yourself wondering just what, exactly, was the point.
May 9, 2003
Ten may strain your patience but that's the high-stakes gamble of this provocative project.
May 1, 2003
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