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  1. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

  2. Radovici Alexandru's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

  3. Muraki's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

  4. José Neves's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    4,5. A lesson in how cinema can and must break into History, giving it different directions according to the narrative and its narration points. Apart from an extraordinary sense of humor, that erodes any possibility of a politically correct view, this is also a sly and artful experience of film editing, creating false counterpoints and improbable tensions.

  5. waywardwaters's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    How audacious of director Jiang to necromance a nation’s humiliation by disparaging the weak naked on screen again 50+ years later, fetishizing human emotions for atrocity while scoring brownie points from hipsters jonesing for more outlandish farcical absurdity in their screwball war epic? Congratulations. Self-deprecation and political cuckholdry achieved. Now savor your honeyed global embrace…lieutenant shithead.

  6. Enquan Gu's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

  7. mpho3's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    Banned in China, Devils is a brilliant antiwar pic that depicts life in rural China during the Japanese occupation coinciding with WWII. Anamolous Material calls it "darkly farcical and at times incredibly hilarious only to unexpectedly shift ... into gut-wrenching and horrifying irony." Jiang Wen was banned from filmmaking for a number of years, but he's back at it. Hooray! It's a little too long, but Devils rocks.

  8. Fainéant's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    unforgettable faces: http://oi46.tinypic.com/1humva.jpg

  9. Spiritchaser's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    The Chinese 'Underground'. Near the pinnacle of what Chinese cinema can achieve.

  10. Paolo Simeone's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    Gesù non si è fermato a Nanking.

  11. danliofer's rating of the film Devils on the Doorstep

    How gracefully can Chinese and Japanese cultures mingle in a movie full of fun and cruelty.