Sandstorm (2009)

He Tianying is a mid-level Chinese police officer. For 12 days and nights, he and his wife have been trapped in their home during a massive sandstorm covering a large area of China. His wife is running out of life-sustaining medicine, their… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 4, 2009
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

At best, it's a perfunctory narrative, complete with title cards that clunkily hit the same bullet points that might appear on one of those rally fliers.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A missed opportunity...A sporadically provocative, contrived and uneven dramatic thriller that lacks emotional resonance and insight while leaving the viewer feeling ultimately underwhelmed.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Has a static, playlike tone exacerbated by stilted performances and meager production values.

S. James Snyder
Time Out

What could have been a riveting thriller about a guilt-riddled cop cracking up instead becomes a series of monster-versus-saint confrontations and some seriously hammy advocacy.

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