Children of Heaven (Bacheha-Ye aseman) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Children of Heaven (Bacheha-Ye aseman) Reviews

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Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm
June 16, 2012
...Majidi and his young actors invest it with such basic truth about the inner lives of children that the movie feels as big as the universe.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media
May 4, 2012
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Weekly
April 30, 2007
Majidi... captures the immediacy and essence of kids: proud, emotional, spirited, and disarmingly sincere.
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International
January 8, 2007
A truly revolutionary film.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 26, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
December 8, 2004
Proof that it doesn't take an elaborate story to make a terrific film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
December 1, 2003
Iranian social realism with runaway charm
| Original Score: 5/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
October 27, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
July 6, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Shannon J. Harvey
Sunday Times (Australia)
February 10, 2003
One of the most gentle social commentaries you are ever likely to see, with heartwrenching performances from two young (non-actor) children. This will melt your heart.
| Original Score: 5/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
September 10, 2002
Children of Heaven serves as a heart warming meditation about real goodness in humanity
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
This bright jewel of a film is a cross-cultural masterpiece that touches the heart.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
January 1, 2000
a sweet film about a boy, his sister and shoes. ** Interview **
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Diane Selkirk
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 82/100
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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