Letters from the Big Man
Letters from the Big Man (2011)

Sarah Smith, an artist and government hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey in a remote Oregon wilderness. During the course of her journey into this ancient and ecologically diverse landscape, she unwittingly finds herself… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 11, 2011
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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Munch never quite reconciles his psychological and environmental themes, but his characters are so richly imagined and the location photography (by his regular cinematographer, Rob Sweeney) is so gorgeous that the movie still casts a rare spell.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out

Rabe, especially, suggests luminous depths of wisdom and experience with each captivating expression; she helps to focus a film that is otherwise lamentably scattershot.

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Mike Goodridge
Screen International

An ambitious, warm-hearted drama about the Sasquatch.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

"Letters from the Big Man" will mystify some, please others with its serenity, and be unlike any Bigfoot movie you have ever imagined.

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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

Even if Big Man draws only a tiny audience, its inspired alignment of personal and ecological loss will disrupt someone's serenity at least a little.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

Mr. Munch, whose earlier films include "The Hours and Times," handles this efficiently.

Dennis Harvey

Distinctive, frustrating and somewhat bewildering.

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