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Based on 7 Reviews
critic reviews (7)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Strel is one strange duck, and you can only wonder that Werner Herzog, with his fondness for captivating weirdos, didn't get to him first. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Strel's 2007 adventures on and in the Amazon are detailed in John Maringouin's fun documentary Big River Man. show more

  • 75
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    An odd and irresistible documentary. show more

  • 60
    David Fear Time Out New York

    For better or worse, that detour into proverbial uncharted waters ends up hipchecking a by-the-book hagiography into the realm of compellingly cracked vérité. show more

  • 50
    Film Threat

    It is always unclear what the film is really about. show more

  • 80
    Manohla Dargis The New York Times

    As his attention to detail and beauty shots prove, Mr. Maringouin has a terrific eye: he brings you close to Mr. Strel, sometimes within panting distance, without forgetting the larger, lovelier world. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    The real drama lies in the sweetly twisted symbiosis between this likable, infuriating wreck of a man and his devoted son and publicist, Borut. show more

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