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Metascore

Based on 23 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com
80
Wall Street Journal
For him (Schneebaum) it's a journey of stunning rediscovery. For us it's the discovery of a brave soul.
75
New York Post
Story of Tobias Schneebaum, a gay New York artist famous for living with, sleeping with - and, gulp, eating with - cannibals in New Guinea.
75
New York Daily News
A fascinating story.
75
Chicago Sun-Times
The Shapiros wisely focus on the mystery of this man, who was spectacularly ill-prepared for both of his jungle journeys, and apparently walked away from civilization prepared to rely on the kindness of strangers.
60
Fascinating, if slightly unfocused, film.
60
The Shapiros, whose film is intercut with hilarious clips from vintage TV interviews with Mike Douglas and Charlie Rose, ultimately reveal a frail but mentally robust old man.
60
An engaging and colorful but somewhat overbalanced documentary.
50
Washington Post
Provides a fascinating glimpse of how the human spirit struggles.
50
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A fairly depressing experience.
50
Film.com
As he explains the male-male relationships and the absence of stigma or judgment, the film soars.

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