The Story of the Weeping Camel Reviews

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April 18, 2019
Davaa and Falorni immerse the viewer in their chosen world. Their patient, observational approach pays dividends, allowing us to appreciate the resilience, cheerfulness and resourcefulness of the nomads.
May 14, 2012
a charmer
November 13, 2006
Exudes a subtle spiritual power.
September 26, 2006
This quirky docudrama speaks a more universal language: Who does not feel for a child abandoned by his mother?
June 13, 2006
Un relato extraordinario, revelador de la naturaleza humana (y animal), a medio camino entre el registro documental y el realismo poético.
January 7, 2006
Beautiful and compassionate tale of nomadic peoples that ranks with the best of Robert Flaherty's documentaries.
December 6, 2005
April 6, 2005
Simple yet charming.
February 11, 2005
Not a lot happens, but it's different and watchable (in a 'day in the life of a nomad... next on the Discovery Channel' sort of way).
February 7, 2005
As the film unspools at its slow, observational pace, the effect is almost therapeutic, like sinking into a warm bath.
January 21, 2005
As unique as the title animal: unrushed as a donkey, shaggy as a llama, sturdy as a horse — and, it turns out, with a sensitive soft spot for music. Who'd'a thunk?
January 6, 2005
From an animal lover's point of view.
January 5, 2005
Mystical documentary; one of the year's 10 best
December 31, 2004
It's an awe-inspiring vacation that sends us back to our homes with a better sense of the world's mysteries and magnificence.
December 7, 2004
Maravilhosamente fotografado, este documentário de formato atípico emociona graças à vida simples de seus protagonistas e ao drama de um pequeno camelo branco. Surpreendente.
December 3, 2004
a quiet, generally absorbing tale that immerses its viewers in a community of camel herders and goat farmers that still puts great stock in ancient legends and rituals.
December 1, 2004
Like Flaherty's work, the film traverses a narrow line between dramatic staging and the observation of real life in a way that...reveals a unique cultural identity.
November 14, 2004
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October 15, 2004
A beautiful little film that hovers somewhere between eye-popping documentary and warm-hearted fable.
September 7, 2004
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