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Ratings & Reviews

  1. FISCHER's rating of the film Deliverance

    Dramatique et d'une brutale intensité humaine...

  2. Brotherdeacon's rating of the film Deliverance

    A moral tale exhibiting injustice toward the lower working class; the degradation of the Brahmin caste; the dubious social rules of child marriage and even the morbid protection of Hindu priests by ineffective police and village elders, continuing a

  3. apexa's rating of the film Deliverance

    A better usage of a story on caste than Distant Thunder. Ray doesn't really excel in critiquing casteism and Brahminism in general but he manages to do so here to a good effect.

  4. Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film Deliverance

    Ray's contribution to the cinema of moral outrage, a simple but potent short film about a peasant, just up from a week-long fever that's kept him in bed and still not quite recovered, who asks the local Brahmin to his house to choose an auspicious date for his daughter's marriage (the daughter is about 11-12, welcome to India). The Brahmin immediately sets to poor man to work to pay for the privilege.

  5. joey Noodles's rating of the film Deliverance

    A bit heavy handed, but as the poster below me has written, full of anger and energy.

  6. Sudipto Basu's rating of the film Deliverance

    Even though I'm almost tired of the rural social realism wave of the '70s and '80s, Sadgati has real anger in patches. And even though Ray wasn't too fond of Mani Kaul certain scenes remind me of Kaul's cinema.