Beautiful People
Beautiful People (2000)

Jasmin Dizdar's debut feature takes place in London on October 13, 1993. England is to play against Holland in a critical World Cup qualifier. The Bosnian war is at its height, Sebrenica is besieged, and the UN is preparing relief… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 18, 2000
DVD Release Date: June 27, 2000
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Inventively examines bigotry, combining daring humor and hyperbole, dark realism and shining idealism.

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Peter Henne
Film Journal International

In conception, it's closer to Bruce Beresford's Six Degrees of Separation: Both films call attention to the close relatedness, regardless of geography and class, of humans.

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Michael Dequina

About more than Bosnia: it's about the immigrant experience; it's about tolerance; it's about making a difference; it's about learning to make the best of what one has.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's a joyful experience.

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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

the film offers Americans an empathetic glimpse of the country we revolted against all those years ago.

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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

Vivid characters rendered impotent by a disorienting tone and a jerky, start-and-stop narrative that dilutes the film's putative emotional punch.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

What it fails to do is tell a coherent story, as everything about this exaggerated tale is hopelessly lost in a sea of silliness and generalities.

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Ross Collins
Very dull British drama about the Bosnia conflict yet mostly set in London.