Lost Horizon
Lost Horizon (1973)

James Hilton's beloved fantasy novel about the land of Shangri-La was given an awkward musical treatment in this extravagantly produced flop. Larry Kramer's screenplay stays close to the 1937 Frank Capra original, as a plane fleeing… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 17, 1973
DVD Release Date: October 4, 2011
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Vincent Canby
New York Times

The conjunction of truth and lies hardly seems accidental in a film that sets out to recall a kind of filmmaking now lost, but succeeds only in denting pleasant memories.

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Shane Burridge

At the moment the characters descend into the valley of Shangri-La, the film, in unconscious critical mimicry, goes downhill

Phil Hall
Film Threat

Just dull and forgettable, not the so-bad-it's-good camp classic some people insist.

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