Manakamana

User Score
5.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
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  1. Apr 18, 2014
    5
    Directed by two people: one, not listed here on Metacritic (not surprised), has shown great dedication to Nepal over the years. The other, is ready to pick up his award.
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86

Universal acclaim - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
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  1. Reviewed by: Ben Nicholson
    Jan 8, 2015
    80
    It’s meditative, beautiful, utterly fascinating, and one of the year’s finest documentary achievements.
  2. Reviewed by: Kenneth Turan
    Jun 26, 2014
    80
    Observational with a vengeance, more an art piece than a conventional motion picture, Manakamana is simple in conception, but the reactions it evokes in viewers will be complex and multifaceted.
  3. Reviewed by: Bill Stamets
    Jun 4, 2014
    88
    Despite our narrow angle on Nepal, Manakamana peers into lives at close range.