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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Before it runs off track--it does have some spectacular moments. show more

  • 50
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    The movie is something of a white elephant itself, a luxuriant, lumbering behemoth. It is pleasant, occasionally amusing - and often dull. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Yun-Fat is magnetic and majestic, and the story, no matter that it is not entirely true, continues to fascinate. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    If you're seeking transcendent love this season, skip the morose "End of the Affair" and go with Anna and the King. show more

  • 59
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Despite good performances and moments of spectacle, it seems to go on longer than the Cultural Revolution. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    In the end you feel like you've been taken on a pleasing, professionally run tourist trip that let you enjoy the sights without ever really inhabiting the land. show more

  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    Entertaining but predictable, and too long. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    A big, handsome throwback to star-powered historical costume movies. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Baltimore Sun

    Will remind filmgoers that one of the chief pleasures of going to the movies is a good old-fashioned swoon show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The kind of unsophisticated family entertainment they supposedly don't make anymore. show more

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