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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Review

  • Release Date: Jan 13, 2006
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Heinz Bütler

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

  • 3.0
    59

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Such informality leads to numerous lulls, but when the photographer perks up the results are delightful.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Deeply frustrating because of its brevity and its lack of solid information and historical context.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    The documentary, which subscribes to the Great Man school of reverential portraiture, is not a biography but an interview (in French, simultaneously translated into English) conceived as a master class on art appreciation, with guest commentators augmenting Cartier-Bresson's own sparsely chosen words.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    He rarely allowed himself to be interviewed, but Henri Cartier-Bresson, here nearing 100, comes off as a marvelous, spritely, and companionable figure.

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