The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Reviews

June 22, 2017
These four short films are really aimed at committed worshippers of the revolutionary art critic and writer John Berger, and will be somewhat puzzling -- or perhaps appetite-whetting -- to those coming fresh to the subject.
June 21, 2017
This film is refreshingly serious and pays due tribute to an important public intellectual ...
June 19, 2017
An infectious portrait of independent thought and living.
September 22, 2016
This might have worked better as a more cohesive documentary.
September 1, 2016
A warm and heartfelt but too often desultory and disorganized tribute to the down-to-earth intellectual.
Top Critic
September 1, 2016
For a study of a critic, The Seasons in Quincy is frustratingly uncritical.
September 1, 2016
The film can be rough going for those who know little of Berger's work.
August 30, 2016
If anything, the curiosity of viewers unfamiliar with his work should be piqued.
August 30, 2016
As a collection, The Seasons in Quincy certainly hangs together; it's also an absolutely inspired way of approaching its subject.
August 30, 2016
A challenging, sometimes poignant engagement with the man and his work.
August 29, 2016
Something of a tease, raising intriguing topics and insights before turning frustratingly cursory and skimpy.