Rabindranath Tagore: The Poet of Eternity

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  • Summary: This documentary chronicles the lasting impact of Rabindranath Tagore, the first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, and his contributions to the arts, music, philosophy and education.

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  1. Reviewed by: Steve Erickson
    Jul 29, 2014
    40
    This film struggles to do justice to his many accomplishments, shortchanging his artistry.
  2. Reviewed by: Frank Scheck
    Jul 31, 2014
    40
    Rabindranath Tagore: The Poet of Eternity, although clearly lovingly intended, is too haphazard and unenlightening to fulfill its mission of educating Western audiences about the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  3. Reviewed by: Rachel Saltz
    Jul 31, 2014
    40
    The movie is so eager to convince us of Tagore’s greatness as a universal soul (it was Tagore, by the way, who gave Gandhi the name “mahatma,” or great soul) that it fails to give us the man or a clear sense of context.
  4. Reviewed by: Martin Tsai
    Aug 21, 2014
    30
    It's essentially a glorified PowerPoint presentation that juxtaposes archival footage — an echo chamber of interviews, readings and performances taken entirely out of context — with amateurish stock footage and a short running time.
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