The Nightingale (Ye Ying - Le promeneur d'oiseau) Reviews

March 21, 2016
The Nightingale is a beautifully photographed, well-acted parable about tradition and change in modern-day China, that will either move you to tears or strike you as overly saccharine and formulaic.
December 21, 2015
Well acted and beautifully photographed, the movie offers a window into both modern urban and traditional Chinese life.
November 6, 2015
A gentle tale that could easily lapse into mawkish sentiment but largely steers clear of doing so.
November 5, 2015
A sweetly affecting Chinese film about a elderly man who opens his spoiled granddaughter to the analog world during a road trip across rural China ...
November 4, 2015
The Nightingale doesn't aspire to be much more than a heartwarming road movie through rural China, and at that, it succeeds admirably.
October 21, 2015
Sounding dry and portentous on paper, it is actually a heart-warming affair centred around its two central performances.
June 18, 2015
Vibrant, uplifting and authentic.
June 7, 2015
Simple but far from simplistic, The Nightingale sings its song with gentle power, telling a story that is both affecting and effective as cinema
June 7, 2015
There is plenty of heart in this affecting film whose song sings sweetly as it finds its notes on the forest stave