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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Nachtreich's rating of the film The Sealed Soil

  2. Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film The Sealed Soil

    Hard to make a film about tedious lives without being tedious, and this is no exception. O how weary I am of all this minimalism... Yet it's not at all unpleasant to look at and improves substantially in its last half hour after a key scene in a downpour that in a few moments communicates more than most "minimalist" films, or films on a feminist theme, do in their entire 90 minute or 4 hour or whatever run times.

  3. εξώτερο Διάστημα's rating of the film The Sealed Soil

    This film has a strong social message (poverty, a girl who past 18 loses marriageability and secretly learns to read, her nervous breakdown ensuing the surrounding pressure and the viperine hints that she might be possessed until she starts feeling possessed, moving to a town and the incumbent servitude of debts for a new house, the real estate vulturelike schemes to eject villagers and take advantage of the left