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Together (He ni zai yi qi) Reviews

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March 19, 2006
Never wavers from its serviceably warm and fuzzy path.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 29, 2005
...a small-scale movie set in modern Beijing that comes right up to the brink of mawkishness and is saved only by some residual inscrutability in the narrative.
Read More | Original Score: B
January 18, 2004
This film has wonderful music in it, and a pretty good story. The acting is solid and the cinematography is excellent.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 30, 2003
Reeks of sentimentality and mawkish characterizations.
Full Review | Original Score: C
November 21, 2003
A powerful film that should have been much better.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 19, 2003
Together is a drama of exceptional, elegant beauty... it's the kind of movie that makes you smile, that breaks your heart, that keeps you watching for more.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 17, 2003
a story of old China versus new, of the transforming power of music, and of the love between a father and his son
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 8, 2003
So scattered, so full of pointless digressions, that it never really comes together.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 8, 2003
With gorgeous images by cinematographer Kim Hyungkoo and with Chen Kaige's observation of telling details, Together becomes a sweet story with a tart kick.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 29, 2003
The performances are all terrific, but Together never jells as a compelling narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 27, 2003
It's a touching film in which the actors, including director Chen Kaige in the role of Prof. Yu, deliver heart-touching performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 27, 2003
[Film-goers] are treated to lots of lovely music, both Western and Asian, as well as a vibrant look at the arts in modern China.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
June 27, 2003
Together is a pretty good film, but is a story you've seen a thousand times at the movies.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 27, 2003
If you're in the mood for tears and triumph, with a dash of exoticism, Together may well be the film for you.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 26, 2003
Like Shine minus the child abuse.
| Original Score: 5/10
June 20, 2003
As the movie progresses, it builds in power, so that by the end you're helplessly invested in the triumphs of its young hero.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 19, 2003
The story is never boring, but it's never exciting, harrowing, or hilarious, either
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 16, 2003
[T]here's really everything to recommend in here; beautifully directed, wonderfully acted and it's just a great looking film.
June 14, 2003
It's undeniably a melodrama, but there's enough real emotion lurking beneath the manipulative tear jerking to make the movie a worthwhile and occasionally genuinely moving experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 13, 2003
A movie that speaks the universal language of schmaltz.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
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