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The Same River Twice Review

  • Release Date: Sep 10, 2003
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 18 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Robb Moss

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmaker presents a portrait of the emotional and physical effects of aging and maturity that is occasionally poignant but not particularly deep.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Robert K. Elder

    The title of Robb Moss' documentary, The Same River Twice, draws directly from Greek philosopher Heraclitus' claim that "It is impossible to step in the same river twice."

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    Other documentaries have crisscrossed between time frames, but Moss' beguiling The Same River Twice represents one of the most effective uses of the device.

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