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Far Side of the Moon Review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    An achingly eloquent rumination.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    Like many stage-to-screen projects "Moon" loses something in the journey from the planet Theater to the planet High-Def Video. Yet Lepage is such an interesting camera subject, you stick with this dreamy rumination even when the going gets arch.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Based on Mr. Lepage's play of the same title, Far Side of the Moon carries traces of the theater both in some of the dialogue and in its schematic construction. That said, it has been beautifully shot by the cinematographer Ronald Plante in the kind of high-definition digital video that makes the future of cinema look rather less grim than usual.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Reworking his own raw material, Lepage spins a rich, moving film that acknowledges humanity's power to break out of Earth's daily gravity; in the process, he leaves audiences floating.

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