Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

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  1. Reviewed by: Roger Ebert
    Jul 25, 2012
    In Sacrifice, about a father who loses his son to the power of the state, it is difficult to miss the parallels with Chen's own life.
  2. Reviewed by: Maggie Lee
    Jan 12, 2011
    Chen's direction is his most staid yet, but the riveting story speaks for itself.
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  1. Jul 30, 2012
    i believe that fully 60% of all chinese movies are what they call "sweeping dramas" or "epic dramas." why is that? it all gets to be a bit much sometimes, don't you think? i wish they would stop taking themselves so seriously...lighten up, for god's sake. which pretty much is the sum total of my feelings on this movie. that, and i'm a Bigbig Fan of Bingbing Fan. Full Review »