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Thousand Pieces of Gold Reviews

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August 16, 2021
The debut feature by San Francisco-based documentary maker Nancy Kelly, Thousand Pieces is also a thoughtful study of bigotry, the immigrant experience, and how everyone harbors a personal American dream.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 11, 2020
The ugliness of racism and misogyny roil within nearly every scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 4, 2020
One look at the determination in Chao's eyes and the message is clear: Lalu saves herself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 1, 2020
One of those amazing pockets of Americana that too infrequently see the light of movies. Aside from its obvious interest as a cross-cultural tale, the film does remarkabIy well as a portrait of western life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 29, 2020
Not a great dramatic film.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 24, 2020
Thousand Pieces of Gold remains both a worthwhile exploration of individuality and agency as well as a beguiling love story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 24, 2020
As Lalu, Rosalind Chao brings an emotional intensity to the role, while the always superb Chris Cooper complements Chao with a calm, thoughtful presence.
April 18, 2020
An East-meets-West Western with an easy familiarity about it, with just enough surprising twists included to keep it interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 4, 2018
Kelly's film takes a harder yet more romantic look at men, women and gold in the Old West.
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Rosalind Chao's performance is a wonder -- the sort that, in a conventional Hollywood epic, would inspire Oscar speculation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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