The Overture
The Overture (2005)

A master musician defends his talent and his family's reputation against political interference and artistic challenges in this historical drama from Thailand. Sorn (played as a young man by Anuchit Saphanphong and as an older man by… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

If you don't mind a bit of treacle in your cinematic cultural-exchange program, The Overture will warm you inside and out.

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Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... a combination of gee-whiz reverence and cheesy melodrama...

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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

A by-the-numbers, simple tale that pulls out all the cliched melodramatic stops when it should be exploring an obviously fascinating character in Thai history.

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Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

The film probably loses some of its effect when it is brought to a Western culture, but it is still captivating.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

the music strikes to the very core just what it means to be human

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