Yol (The Way) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Yol (The Way) Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Each time a sequence approaches cinematic life, it's flattened by the appearance of a thesis.
August 30, 2004
A film whose political and ethnic concerns are likely to be equated -- wrongly -- with cinematic achievement.
December 11, 2017
Yol is an ambitious movie, but a curiously slick and distant one.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 24, 2006
The film's poetry, its combination of sound and image especially, has an unconscious innocence no longer available to most European and American narratives.
August 26, 2014
Güney is a firebrand of his country's intellectual left. His films -- slow, ruminative, defiantly indigenous -- smolder with an ideologue's indignation and a poet's ironic compassion.
July 21, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 26, 2014
Anger and sadness lie at the heart of this treatise on the perpetuation of the patriarchal prejudices underpinning Turkish society.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 24, 2003
Güney's sympathy for his protagonists is what makes it bearable to watch.
August 26, 2014
A visually intense examination of Turkish mores and customs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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