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1.

Slow, Stately, and Magnificent

10/10
Author: drednm on 2 January 2008
2.

Fabulous and Frustrating

9/10
Author: Randy Bigham (lucileltd@aol.com) on 17 January 2005
3.

Gish brings it home

8/10
Author: Rainsford55 on 12 October 2001
4.

Gish Suffers Nobly

7/10
Author: evanston_dad on 3 January 2006
5.

Still a Gripping, Absorbingly Real Drama After 80 Plus Years

10/10
Author: Ralph Michael Stein (riglltesobxs@mailinator.com) on 28 March 2003
6.

A Simple Story Of Plain People

10/10
Author: Ron Oliver (revilorest@juno.com) on 28 September 2004
7.

Gish's Best

10/10
Author: Dave Kujawski (d.greg.kujawski@gmail.com) on 6 March 2005
8.

Griffith the moralist

7/10
Author: mmmuconn on 3 January 2003
9.

Griffith knew his stuff

10/10
Author: rensamuels on 4 December 2006
10.

An old fashioned melodrama with a universal message

Author: barhound78 on 23 July 2006
11.

Classic D.W Griffith Melodrama With Gish

9/10
Author: Jem Odewahn on 25 April 2006
12.

Flashes of Brilliance

7/10
Author: Cineanalyst on 3 September 2005
13.

Absorbing film

Author: cz639 on 13 November 2002
14.

Melodramatic, but Gish makes it work

8/10
Author: pocca on 5 February 2006
15.

An Underappreciated masterpiece

Author: (pethly@hotmail.com) on 1 July 2001
16.

Pretty Good Melodrama Made Memorable By A Tremendous Climax

Author: Snow Leopard on 13 September 2001
17.

Technically brilliant, but tedious and preachy

6/10
Author: tomgillespie2002 on 9 June 2012
18.

Gish's glory outweighs Griffith's gaffes

8/10
Author: mlevans on 2 December 2007
19.

Silent film as its most stereotypically definitive.

6/10
Author: theskulI42 on 11 August 2008
20.

Not Great as Film

6/10
Author: hcoursen on 16 April 2006
21.

I Loved The Film, But Really, D.W.!

9/10
Author: overseer-3 on 31 January 2004
22.

Griffith's Last Masterpiece

9/10
Author: Zasu_Pitts on 13 May 2005
23.

Who needs CGI?

Author: Michael_Elliott on 25 February 2008
24.

Parting the waters

8/10
Author: chaos-rampant on 3 April 2012
25.

Not a classic, but pleasant viewing.

7/10
Author: TheMovieCritic_83 on 26 June 2007
26.

David Jeffers for SIFFblog.com

Author: rdjeffers on 26 January 2007
27.

One of the Best Endings in Film

10/10
Author: wes-connors on 2 December 2007
28.

Orphan of the Storm

Author: lugonian on 14 September 2007
29.

Little naive young country girl goes to the big town.

8/10
Author: Boba_Fett1138 on 1 March 2007
30.

Trivia about extra in cast

Author: itsfritz on 1 October 2006
31.

Movie Odyssey Review #003: Way Down East

9/10
Author: Cyke on 18 July 2006
32.

Landmark Achievement

10/10
Author: madbeast on 16 May 2005
33.

A great powerful silent melodrama

9/10
Author: Rigor on 8 May 1999
34.

Time magazine once called it the Greatest Film

10/10
Author: Huron on 3 January 1999
35.

A Moving Central Story with Three Memorable Leads

8/10
Author: CJBx7 on 22 January 2014
36.

Way Down East

7/10
Author: Jackson Booth-Millard on 24 March 2013
37.

"Visions wide as the world"

8/10
Author: Steffi_P on 1 January 2010
38.

excellent and lengthy silent, brilliantly showcasing Miss Gish

8/10
Author: didi-5 on 7 June 2009
39.

Why Griffith is the Master

9/10
Author: kidboots on 19 April 2009
40.

As exciting today as it was in 1920.

9/10
Author: JOHNAMI on 23 July 2008
41.

A review: Way Down East

10/10
Author: Cristian on 21 July 2008
42.

A very good film for 1920.

8/10
Author: planktonrules on 30 September 2009
43.

D. W. Griffith, father of social realism

Author: mirroryang on 24 November 2004

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