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South Solitary

Overview


Genre :

Drama, War

Release Date :

July 29, 2010 (Australia)

Director :

Shirley Barrett

Starring :

Miranda Otto, Marton Csokas, Essie Davis, Rohan Nichol, Reef Ireland, Barry Otto

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..the looseness of the editing..”
by Leigh Paatsch [Herald Sun - Australia]
“..Spectacular locations only partially compensate for lukewarm soul-searching and comic romance in overlong period piece "South Solitary"..”
by Richard Kuipers [Variety]
4 of 5

“..It's been in hiding for a long time..”
by Sandra Hall [Sydney Morning Herald]
“..droll, endearing and poignant..”
by Nick Dent [Sunday Mail - Australia]
2.5 of 5

“..a lovely, awkward film..”
by Philippa Hawker [The Age - Australia]
“..a beautifully photographed snoozefest..”
by Megan Lehmann [Hollywood Reporter]

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