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Based on 6 Reviews
critic reviews (6)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Director Lee Chang-dong's soulful, affecting film is as quiet as a tomb and has a disturbing, critical underside that's hard to shake off. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Director Lee Chang-dong could well have cut 30 minutes out of the story, but Jeon's performance is powerful enough to keep Secret Sunshine from drowning in an ocean of tears. show more

  • 60
    Ed Schied Boxoffice Magazine

    Jeon received the Best Actress at Cannes for her wrenching performance. She's the first Korean to receive an acting award at this Festival. show more

  • 100
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    One of the year's best films. show more

  • 100
    A.O. Scott The New York Times

    It is a great movie, by a major figure in world cinema. show more

  • 83
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    Secret Sunshine is a frequently beautiful film with a cold, dark heart. show more

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