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The World Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 5.0
    81

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    A film of wonderful looseness and innovation. Set free to film fakes, the director is the real thing.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    With rich irony, The World juxtaposes the teasing, grand images of the outside world's wonders with the insular community and the mundane lives of the park employees.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    It's a fine film, full of small epiphanies.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie is long and slow. Either you will fall into its rhythm, or you will grow restless.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's a splendid microcosm of contemporary China's aspirations and shortcomings.

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