Unmade in China


Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7

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  1. Reviewed by: Ian Buckwalter
    Apr 18, 2013
    Unmade in China is nominally about filmmaking, but what Kofman and Barklow do well is to use their unusual position within the Chinese state machine to make a thinly veiled movie about politics.
  2. Reviewed by: Kenneth Turan
    Apr 18, 2013
    It's a cautionary tale of sorts, but the story is so strange it is often not clear exactly what it's cautioning us against.
  3. Reviewed by: Tasha Robinson
    Apr 18, 2013
    As Unmade In China gets more personal and less professional, it stops being a primer on filmmaking in a foreign environment with unfamiliar challenges, and becomes an onsite mouthpiece for a pouting, passive-aggressive filmmaker who desperately needs an outlet.
  4. Reviewed by: Kenji Fujishima
    Apr 29, 2013
    Not even its problematically touristic gaze is enough to derail the fascination of this absurd tale's many nightmarish twists and turns.

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