Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
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Metascore®Generally unfavorable reviewsbased on a weighted average of allcritic review scores.
Can never rise above the melodrama of a past era, despite a splendid, impassioned portrayal by Willem Dafoe and an affecting one by Luo Yan.
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Yim's film is kneecapped by its soundtrack twice over.
It saves its clunkiest scene for the finale. No fair telling, but the key words are "political," "propaganda," "outdoors" and "orphans."
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