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Dreaming Lhasa Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    49

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Primped for easy American consumption, this clunkily performed and staged drama concerns a filmmaker's agenda to document Tibetan oppression under Chinese occupation. This becomes spurious pretext for a rather flat Nancy Drew adventure.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times

    A fine example of how feature films can be used to deliver urgent political messages, but as drama, it doesn’t quite work.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    A static and awkward effort that never quite comes to life.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    A sensitive if literal-minded tale that demonstrates how Tibet's national identity is of a piece with its spiritual heart.

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