Time Regained Reviews

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July 5, 2018
The best moment in the film is not in fact from Time Regained, but is the best moment in my favorite of the books, volume five, The Captive.
June 8, 2018
...he envisaged Proustian time not as a private sensation, but as a fully external, physical and objective "dimension"...This is what makes his Time Regained both hallucinatory and concrete, wayward and exact.
January 7, 2010
The stream-of-consciousness structure effectively captures a mind lost in thought; what it doesn't effectively create, however, is drama.
October 3, 2007
Glacial.
December 30, 2006
July 24, 2006
June 18, 2005
June 3, 2005
A crashing bore.
August 30, 2004
Moody, opulent, and just decadent enough, Ruiz's film is elegant all over and perverse around the edges, just as it should be.
July 30, 2003
October 25, 2002
Inventive and astounding.
Top Critic
February 20, 2002
April 10, 2001
A film that captures the richness of Proust's writing and the peculiarity of his sensibility through an array of unlikely imagery and staging techniques.
March 31, 2001
The best way to experience Time Regained is to let each vignette become an oar for rowing across the sea of Proust's memories.
March 28, 2001
Ruiz gracefully weaves through flashbacks triggered by sights, sounds, and thoughts, effortlessly ricocheting from remembrance to remembrance.
January 1, 2000
Even if it lacks the emotional power of Manuel, Time Regained is a lot closer to Ruiz's best work than it is to his worst.
January 1, 2000
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January 1, 2000
All about remembering (cinema not least), this luxurious bath in the river of time is, to lift a phrase from Proust, consecrated to "the miracle of an analogy.
January 1, 2000
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