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Based on 28 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 25
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    The schmaltz is relentless in The Legend of 1900, the newest film from "Cinema Paradiso'' director Giuseppe Tornatore. It comes in waves, it leeches onto every surface and it turns decent actors into sticky-sweet fuzzballs. show more

  • 75
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    There is one scene in The Legend of 1900 that is easily worth the price of admission. It finds the ship heeling in an Atlantic storm. In the ballroom Roth plays the piano as it moves and slides in an eerie waltz around the floor. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It doesn't strike a single note of authentic emotion. show more

  • 58
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    It's a wonderful reminder of the importance of music in the movies. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The sort of movie that both rewards and tries your patience. show more

  • 75
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Foggy allegories and misty metaphors. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Has moments of great imagination. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    This one is often more interesting than involving. show more

  • 63
    G. Allen Johnson San Francisco Examiner

    What could have been an insightful, irresistible movie is instead a simple, self-contained fable, pleasing to look at but meaningless show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Its protagonist haven't enough emotional substance to carry them through the long, darkly lit introspective sequences. show more

  • May 18, 2011 user139512
    Report This User

    What a fantastic movie! ******* ere out in Blu-ray - will keep looking. Wuld be glorious on my big screen/projector set up.The ship shots would be enormous. This movie really takes me back in time - I love it. Simply beautiful

  • July 08, 2010 senegalady
    Report This User

    I loved this movie

  • February 27, 2010 LarryDogger
    Report This User

    What a waste of beautiful film making...You have to pin it on the director and the producer who gave him such freedom. Overdone.

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