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Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles

HD   PG Closed Captioning

Yimou Zhang

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About the Movie

A Japanese man travels to China with his dying son to learn the local opera of Yunnan Province.


Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 75
  • Fresh: 60
  • Rotten: 15
  • Average Rating: 7.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles is unlikely to be ranked as one of Zhang's greatest accomplishments but is clearly the work of a major filmmaker. – Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times, Sep 20, 2007

Rotten: ... strangely flat. – Ella Taylor, Village Voice, Sep 16, 2006

Fresh: One of the most beautiful and touching road movies in recent years. – Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: There is a great late-career role for Ken Takakura, a Japanese actor, now in his 70s, who started out in gangster films and has been seen in Hollywood films. – G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle, Sep 23, 2006

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Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2006

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