Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet
Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)

Seven internationally respected filmmakers offer different perspectives on time and fate -- some witty, some somber -- in this omnibus film, with the stories linked by performances from jazz great Hugh Masekela. Dogs Have No Hell by Aki… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 18, 2002
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

While the results are predictably mixed, most manage to rise to the occasion, with Spike Lee, Spain's Victor Erice and Chinese director Chen Kaige doing particularly impressive stuff.

Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

It blares its case loudly in favor of fresh, personal cinema.

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Doug Cummings
Filmjourney

Lifeline is a compelling mixture of elements -- rural life and historical detail, physical labor and a child's imagination -- that continually unveils new meaning.

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Jamie Russell
BBC.com

If all the sections were as strong as Lee, Herzog and Jarmusch's, tempus would surely fugit, but as it stands this is occasionally meandering.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

A respectable collection of shorts.

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Chris Wiegand
Boxoffice Magazine

This considerable first collection features a stellar line-up of international directors yet offers little star appeal.

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