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La Teta Asustada Review

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

  • 4.0
    68

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    The Milk of Sorrow is constrained by a rarefied screenplay and a near-mute central performance.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Solier delivers a performance of ferocious but frustrating reserve.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Ella Taylor

    In this wonderfully strange, hypnotically beautiful second feature from writer-director Claudia Llosa, the traumatic experience of the 1980s civil war on Peruvian women is passed down through song and, it is said, through their mothers' milk.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety

    At first, the picture seems a slow-moving, particularly well-framed ethnographic study of life in the big city in Peru; it only gradually becomes clear that Llosa's second feature perfectly aligns form and content.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The film is gorgeously shot and contains a plethora of haunting images.

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