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Cousin Jules Review

  • Release Date: Nov 27, 2013
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 5.0
    81

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Cousin Jules is in many ways a wonder to see and hear, but there is less to it than meets the eye.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Zachary Wigon

    Thoroughly transporting, the peacefulness and clarity of Cousin Jules can't help but reveal, by contrast, the restlessness and agitation too common to life today.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Ronnie Scheib

    Yet even as the timelessness of the human activity on display seduces with its serenity, it evokes in modern viewers a definite impatience with the impracticality of traditional rites and rhythms, perhaps only enjoyable in 90-minute doses.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    Rescued from decay after the director's 2011 death and looking radiant in a 2K restoration, this quiet gem is a time capsule whose potential audience may be small, but will be transported.

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