Tideland A classic, or just crazy?

Tideland A classic, or just crazy?

There are 2 comments on the The Japan Times story from Jul 5, 2006, titled Tideland A classic, or just crazy?. In it, The Japan Times reports that:

If you know the name Terry Gilliam, then you're obviously aware that any film with his name on it isn't going to be business as usual.

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Cartagena, Spain

#1 Jul 16, 2006
I saw the movie and I found it amazing...people who don't like it just don't understand it..all the story is seen with the eyes of a nine year old girl...

United States

#2 May 7, 2010
Don't let the mob of critics scare you away: this is Terry Gilliam's best effort since Brazil and one of the finest of the decade. However, it's not an easy pill to swallow, featuring a neglected 9-year old girl as protagonist in a very adult-oriented storyline. Left to fend for herself in a mostly deserted prairie, the young girl takes her ghastly circumstances and reimagines them into a self-constructed fairy tale not dissimilar to Alice In Wonderland or a particularly demented Brothers Grimm story. The actress' performance is mesmerizing along with the fantasy-tinged visuals, and the ending is heartbreakingly unforgettable. Unless you're easily shocked or forgot what it's like to be a kid, I absolutely recommend this movie.

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