The Wind Will Carry Us Reviews

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January 15, 2018
Kiarostami films the encounters and the landscapes with a patient, painterly tenderness, but his modest methods conceal vast political goals.
May 30, 2014
Magical realism without the magic. Wonderment comes from rural people (and goats, chicken, and cattle) being themselves--caught in the moment by a director with an affinity for ordinary people.
May 30, 2014
This is a deeply, patiently observational film, and the details Kiarostami emphasizes ... seem somehow profound in their banality, a mystery of ineffable beauty.
May 18, 2010
Kiarostami could have just made a documentary, and it would have been fascinating. But his narrative is a way of humbly questioning his own ethics and methods.
December 22, 2008
In nothing else do all of [Kiarostami's] concerns come together in such a satisfying, complete whole.
December 6, 2005
April 9, 2005
July 29, 2004
One of the 90s' great films.
December 1, 2003
slowly spellbinding
August 15, 2003
I remain a devot of Kiarostami's style, but Wind feels more arid and extended than most of his pictures.
March 10, 2003
December 8, 2002
October 29, 2002
Hypnotic!
Top Critic
March 19, 2002
March 16, 2002
A mesmerizing Iranian film that keeps reminding us that the mysteries of life and death cannot be manipulated or controlled.
February 14, 2001
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