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Nostalgia for the Light

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 01/13/2011 , 90min.
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April 22, 2011
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I feel sad for the terrible events of Pinochet's rule but the film was awful. I fell asleep a couple of times and I wish I would have left sooner. Don't get me wrong, I like indie movies and I speak Spanish fluently but this movie was not what I expected after seeing the reviews. The narrator was monotonous and slow, the story tried to tie the eternity of the sky with the lost souls of the

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Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
Nostalgia for the Light is a strange and stunning work of art: a poem disguised as a movie about astronomers in the Atacama desert of Chile. Full Review
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
A moving meditation on history, knowledge and mortality. Full Review
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
A film of rare visual poetry that's simultaneously personal, political and philosophical, it's a genuine art film that's also unpretentious and easygoing. Full Review
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
Often stark and ravishing, Nostalgia for the Light is most moving as a manifestation of the filmmaker's stubborn righteousness. Full Review
Noel Murray
The Onion A.V. Club
It's also poetic and meditative in a way that never feels pretentious. Full Review

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