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Tuya's Marriage Review

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  • 4.0

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Mr. Wang and his screenwriting collaborator, Lu Wei (“Farewell My Concubine”), portray a world that, apart from its hardship, is thoroughly recognizable in its human complexity. Its characters are motivated by the same needs for companionship and material well-being and the same demons — greed, lust, jealousy and despair -- that drive everybody.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    Thoroughly gratifying in its consistent inventiveness and has a grasp of human nature so universal that there's no feeling of the exotic about the film and its people.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    It is a fine and plaintive experience, more modern-day folklore than ethnographic study, and a wonderfully assured piece of cinema.

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