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The Hawks and the Sparrows (Uccellacci e uccellini) Reviews

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February 28, 2019
The hawks, thought to have taken on the message only to continue attacking the sparrows, is an allegory that makes a timeless statement on the absolute pointlessness of organised religion.
April 25, 2013
For the birds.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 12, 2010
A sort of Marxist Hellzapoppin, politicized vaudeville and skittery poesy, an open structure overflowing with gags and ideas
October 23, 2007
The allegorical messages of the film are made quite clear, and Hawks and the Sparrows does not suffer from the overbearing self-conscious pretension that renders much of Pasolini's work inaccessible to most moviegoers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 9, 2006
The crow's performance is the best thing in it.
May 9, 2005
The genial, humorous and compassionate way in which these generalizations are conveyed, with the wonderful Italian clown, Toto, and Ninetto Davoli playing the father and son, is so lively and fascinating, so primitive and droll.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 23, 2004
A whimsical fantasy about Christianity and Marxism; the question is left open as to whether Pasolini believes in either, or neither. Not that it matters much, Pasolini seems to say.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 24, 2003
An intriguing tragicomic fable that shows two delightful innocents caught, like many Italians at the time, between the Church and communism.
January 1, 2000
Pier Paolo Pasolini was a major theorist as well as a leader in the Italian avant-garde.
September 21, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
July 28, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 21, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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