Not One Less

Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22

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Critic Reviews

  1. At first, the picture is moving. . And suddenly charm turns to quasi-commie didacticism.
  2. Use of a loosely written screenplay and a nonprofessional cast in this picture weakens its dramatic appeal even as it lends authenticity and local color.
  3. Reviewed by: Richard Corliss
    50
    To Western eyes, this meandering parable registers as a perplexity and a disappointment.
  4. Its resolution reeks of phoniness and self-congratulation, even if some of the narrative strands leading up to it are fairly absorbing.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Nov 11, 2013
    9
    The film is exhausting, not the bad side of the word, he is strong and causes the viewer to anxiety and despair, and in the end, you feel. WeiThe film is exhausting, not the bad side of the word, he is strong and causes the viewer to anxiety and despair, and in the end, you feel. Wei is a heroine of the real world. Full Review »
  2. TYL
    Dec 2, 2008
    10
    Innocent, charming, real and moving. I've traveled the east and this movie reminds me of some of the harsh realities of rural areas and Innocent, charming, real and moving. I've traveled the east and this movie reminds me of some of the harsh realities of rural areas and the small yet significant miracles of humanity. Full Review »
  3. R.C,
    Nov 2, 2007
    8
    After living in China for 1 1/2 years I related to the interesting dynamics of the people in the movie. It was not unlike real life After living in China for 1 1/2 years I related to the interesting dynamics of the people in the movie. It was not unlike real life experienced by those that live in the country. Very Chinese. Full Review »