Festival Media | Release Date: January 28, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 23 Critics
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17
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6
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So joyous it can actually shake viewers out of a bad mood.
75
Past the foreign mysticism and eccentricity of Tibetan Buddhism to portray its characters as unmistakably, identifiably human.
75
It's a clear-eyed, unsentimental portrait and indelible for that very reason.
70
Charming, slyly comic and far from conventionally religious.
63
An improbably funny and transcendent account of soccer-mad Tibetan monks in exile at a Bhutan monastery.
58
A cute, clichéd, coming-of-age comedy.