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The Sky Turns Reviews

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John Hartl
Seattle Times
August 18, 2011
Without relying on melodrama or nostalgia, Alvarez embraces the inescapable nature of impermanence.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
April 13, 2011
Instead of expressing sorrow for a vanishing way of life, "The Sky Turns'' exudes a clear and weightless joy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Mike Hale
New York Times
February 11, 2011
A fastidious tone poem, meticulously composed and deliberately paced.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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New York Times
February 11, 2011
A fastidious tone poem, meticulously composed and deliberately paced.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
February 11, 2011
In the beautifully com posed documentary "The Sky Turns," filmmaker Mercedes Alvarez returns after 35 years to Aldealsenor, the remote Spanish village where she was born.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
February 8, 2011
Nothing speaks more elegantly to the bewilderment of the locals than a long shot of newly built windmills lining a distant hilltop while a villager, made tiny by Álvarez's framing, looks on in the foreground, swallowed up by the forces of history.