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  1. Graf von Zahl's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Warm and sincere movie about alienation. Couple of visually stunning takes. The story was bit too predictable and too simplified.

  2. Janatamara's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Pathetic ending and a bit superficial but excellent camera, very good music,extremely nice ambience, a lot of atmosphere and truly warm characters. highly recommended!

  3. pseuDony's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    kalo memakai bahasa temen saya yang namanya Danang, pemuda asal Lamongan, film ini "NGETEN TENAN~"

  4. kowalski's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    echte liebe von einem alten slaven für eine jüngere chinesin im verblödeten italien unterdrückt von der chinamafia TOLL!!!

  5. filosophie's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Quiet and moving, emotional and soothing, hopeful and sad

  6. Dimpfelmoser66's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Solid. That's a ll I can think about. Solid script, solid acting, solid camerawork. In that a bit too predictable in my opinion and the corny piano music didn't help either. Like its protagonist, you want the film to leave its save haven at one point and venture out into unknown waters, but it never does.

  7. Koyo's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    simply beautiful. few elements, just enough to touch

  8. Mark Reinke's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    A beautiful film. Photography, music and characters all blend perfectly into one. So tender, delicate and poetic.

  9. Minna's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    (4.5) really bloody beautiful

  10. Marta Donati's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    This beautifully lyrical film from Italian director Andrea Segre is his first fictional endeavour after a series of documentaries. “Shun Li and The Poet” (Italian title: “Io Sono Li”) tackles issues such as racism and the close-mindedness of small communities, alongside motherhood, poetry, the difficulties of immigration, with a respectful and wonderfully poetic directorial touch.

  11. Branca's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Um cheirinho sobre como são os chineses conservados mundo fora, tudo mostrado com amor, carinho e muita humanidade.

  12. Morris Bros.'s rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Profoundly moving yet lovingly gentle tale this was. The story is a poem in it's own about a Chinese woman who has immigrated to Italy and a Slavic immigrant whose son insists he move with his family in another town. The two connect, and even speaking in different languages seem to understand each other very well. Mutual understanding and comfort from one immigrant to another. A tenderness we all should relate to.

  13. David R Williams's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Very few films have touched me as much as this one. A beautiful meditation on loss and loneliness, of longing and the acceptance of fate, Beautifully photographed. Wonderfully acted.

  14. globalposse@hotmail.com's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Chronicles in the lives of migrant workers and their struggle in foreign lands to maintain a sense of self, while painfully separated from those they love for something as evanescent as paper money. The filmmaker uses empathy and non-verbal text very effectively as cinematic languages. The narrative tells us that in our alienation human beings adopt surrogates to fill their deepest needs for intimacy.

  15. kampton's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    I love movies like this: they instantly and effortlessly point to the essential sadness and beauty of being human.

  16. thomas hahn's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Lovely, sad, quiet film. Loved it.

  17. ladyflower's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    Meraviglioso, delicato e poetico.

  18. Carlos Filipe Freitas's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    With a keen cinematography, Segre creates a serene portrayal of the situation, almost without any tension. Review and Rating: http://alwayswatchgoodmovies.blogspot.com/2013/07/shun-li-and-poet-2011.html

  19. wally's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    +2 - extraordinary actors for an intelligent and sensitive movie.

  20. Giulia Galbarini's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    "Del quadrato si può fare un cerchio? Strade lontane si possono incrociare? Vivo è il rimpianto per la via smarrita nell'incerto cammino del ritorno. A ritroso il mio carro si volge. Confusa tra gli errori era la strada." - Qu Yuan

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  24. Noorjahan's rating of the film Shun Li and the Poet

    beautiful, thought provoking and incredibly sad... a nice take on a story that otherwise is not so original, and yet is still profoundly moving and special in it's own way.

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