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Oasis Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    79

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    An unforgettable experience from yet another filmmaker who is making South Korean cinema one of the most vibrant of any emerging on the international scene.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Although overlong and diffuse, Oasis, written and directed by Lee Chang-dong, boasts many powerful moments.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A brave film in the way it shows two people who find any relationship almost impossible, and yet find a way to make theirs work. The problems with the film come because it overstays its welcome.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice Michael Atkinson

    Oasis is utterly beguiling because Lee, like many other percipient Asian filmmakers, is simply more attentive to his characters' emotional tumult than the audience's.

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