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Desert Wind Review

  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2006
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 19 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Gender Issues, Sociology
  • Director:François Kohler

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

  • 3.0
    46

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice Joshua Land

    Nicely rendered moments of casual intimacy between the men attest to the trip's therapeutic value, but very little of it transfers to the audience. The dull large-group scenes consist mostly of old standbys like writing problems on slips of paper and burning them.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Lawrence Van Gelder

    Though it generates its share of unintentional giggles, Desert Wind does manage to take us to a seldom-visited place: the hidden corners of the straight male mind.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Ronnie Scheib

    Far from encouraging "Survivor"-style competitiveness, the desert setting serves as a serene Club Med-type backdrop to the all-male bonding.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    While the experience may have been highly rewarding for its participants, viewers may be less than enthralled.

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  • See all Desert Wind reviews at Metacritic.com

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