New Films International | Release Date: December 17, 1997 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
83
METASCORE
Universal acclaim based on 28 Critics
Positive:
23
Mixed:
4
Negative:
1
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Unusual, unhurried tour de force--a seamless match of strong artistic vision and physical performance. [19 Dec 1997, p. 52]
100
Duvall is a blazing wonder in a film that ranks with the year's best.
88
PremiereJason Matloff
Duvall delivers a bravura, Oscar-quality performance....The Apostle is a profoundly humane movie that crackles with the joy and sorrow of an old blues record.
75
A good little movie dominated by a great central performance that's likely to endure. [30 Jan 1998, p.D2]