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The Color of Paradise Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    80

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    While never slow, the film feels quiet and spacious, like a prayer.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Staff [Not Credited]

    Seductively pastoral but also a bit slight, the movie saves its best scene for the very end.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A family film that shames the facile commercialism of a product like "Pokemon" and its value system based on power and greed.It is made with delicacy and beauty.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The simplicity and idealism of The Color of Paradise are part of what makes it so attractive to near-jaded palates here. There are no evil characters in the film.

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