The Eagle Huntress2016
The Eagle Huntress (2016)
Critic Consensus: Effectively stirring and bolstered by thrilling visuals, The Eagle Huntress uses its heartwarming message to fill up a feature that might have made for an even more powerful short film.
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Critic Reviews for The Eagle Huntress
Can we call this documentary, or is it some kind of hybrid, when so much of it is constructed for the camera?
A soaring, sweet documentary that welcomes its audience into an unexpected new arena.
This lovely ode to change (which gets you thinking, not just about gender but all hierarchies) contains two powerful youngsters. It should really be called The Eaglet and her Girl.
Otto Bell's beautiful, cinematically innovative documentary ... strikes at the very heart of our primal instincts to strive and succeed.
Audience Reviews for The Eagle Huntress
I'll start by saying the cinematography by Simon Niblett is extraordinary. The scenery is gorgeous to begin with, sure, but it takes real skill to capture the shots he did, and that's what first and foremost makes this a film well worth seeing. The storytelling and pace from Director Otto Bell is also engaging, and it's such a unique tale. And who can forget the heartwarming relationship Aisholpan Nurgaiv has with her father Rys, both playing themselves? They are amazing people. There is a feminist message that is empowering to girls here, and it's a movie suitable for all ages. The film did take some heat for being described as a documentary, and while it's based on true events, it feels staged in portions and is a story told after the fact. Some get quite bent out of shape over that, and to them I would just say get over it and enjoy it for what it is - a beautiful movie.
Magical, funny, moving and uplifting doc with images that will be etched into my brain for weeks.
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