The Wind
The Wind (1928)

The Wind, Victor Sjostrom's final American film, is a western only in its locale: its symbolism-laden story of physical and spiritual repression, culminating in a violent, hysterical outburst, has more in common with the European or… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 23, 1928
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's one of the few silents to stand the test of time.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Though marred by a forced happy -- or at least, hopeful -- ending, it nonetheless remains a masterpiece, one of the finest of all silent movies.

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Nick Davis
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If you are willing to be adventurous in your search for a quick-moving and discomfiting chiller, The Wind can hardly be a better selection.

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Stella Dallas
beautifully shot in the mojave desert with eight aircraft propellers creating the relentless wind of west texas, the film suffers from the discordant happy… More
Emily B.
Great film but the ending completely ruined it. Originally the ending involved Lillian Gish's character wandering into the desert to met her end after… More
jay nixon
If you are a fan of silents and haven't seen this don't delay. Lillian Gish is simply astounding.
Lauren Donis
It was actually quite good, and definitely one of the better silents. The story was a bit 'eh' but it moved along well and the acting was good. The… More