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The Story of the Weeping Camel Reviews

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May 14, 2012
a charmer
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 13, 2006
Exudes a subtle spiritual power.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 26, 2006
This quirky docudrama speaks a more universal language: Who does not feel for a child abandoned by his mother?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 13, 2006
Un relato extraordinario, revelador de la naturaleza humana (y animal), a medio camino entre el registro documental y el realismo poético.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 7, 2006
Beautiful and compassionate tale of nomadic peoples that ranks with the best of Robert Flaherty's documentaries.
April 6, 2005
Simple yet charming.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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).
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 7, 2005
As the film unspools at its slow, observational pace, the effect is almost therapeutic, like sinking into a warm bath.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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?
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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.
| Original Score: 5/5
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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Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B+
October 15, 2004
A beautiful little film that hovers somewhere between eye-popping documentary and warm-hearted fable.
Read More | Original Score: B+
September 4, 2004
It's hard to find anything negative to say about such a sweet picture without feeling like a horse's ***.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 30, 2004
The film's success rests largely on the shoulders of this engaging clan who, unlike most reality television stars, pays no attention to the cameras.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 23, 2004
The film works reasonably well as a travelogue, an interesting glimpse into a culture few outsiders have seen.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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