Three Seasons
Three Seasons (1999)

With sweeping directorial vision and a powerful poetic narrative, Tony Bui has created an enormously impressive feature debut about the "new" Vietnam. Weaving three stories (really four) into a striking pictorial tapestry, Three… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 30, 1999
DVD Release Date: September 21, 1999
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Emanuel Levy

Stronger in visual imagery than in ideas or characters, Bui's impressive feature debut, which is set in Vietnam, won the Sundance Film Festival jury and audience awards.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An extraordinary cross-cultural masterpiece shining with incredible images, a keen sense of place, and a reverence for the incredible yearning of ordinary people.

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Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

A nice but essentially boring and meaningless movie that could have been made, let's say, by the Saigon Chamber of Commerce back in 1952.

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Leonard Klady
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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Bui has no sense of pacing or momentum.

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Michael Dequina

A fascinating look at life in modern-day Vietnam.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A light and lovely movie that satisfies, but goes away quickly.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Everything gets tidied up in nice little packages by the film's end and every one walks away enchanted.

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