IFC Films | Release Date: January 23, 2004 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 34 Critics
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30
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An absolutely thrilling recreation, in documentary style, of a now-legendary story.
90
Kevin Macdonald has a terrific tale on his hands, and his telling of it, very British in its matter-of-factness, can barely be faulted; yet the facts drop away, and it becomes impossible not to read the movie symbolically--as a journey to the center of the earth, or farther still.