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1.

A new fragmented tale by Guillermo Arriaga

8/10
Author: Max_cinefilo89 on 27 September 2008
2.

complex story revealing itself gradually

7/10
Author: antoniotierno on 17 November 2008
3.

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8/10
Author: cassandra_gaia on 2 June 2009
4.

An underrated master-work about the repercussions of an illicit affair

9/10
Author: tigerfish50 on 4 August 2010
5.

Time changes everything

8/10
Author: sundance7490 on 1 May 2009
6.

Solid debut for writer Arriaga.

7/10
Author: come2whereimfrom on 12 April 2009
7.

Forced and forceful, gradually makes sense and gets to you...give it time

7/10
Author: secondtake on 26 June 2010
8.

Burningly interwoven plains...

8/10
Author: Soha Bayoumi on 26 April 2009
9.

Life as a series of scars.

7/10
Author: Jamie Ward on 14 July 2009
10.

Broken Plains

Author: Chrysanthepop on 10 April 2011
11.

Great Cast, Cinematography, but Plausible?

5/10
Author: merylmatt on 15 December 2010
12.

Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger Carry This Drama

6/10
Author: chicagopoetry on 22 January 2010
13.

She was only 2 days old, I did not deserve her.

Author: TxMike on 4 March 2010
14.

Mournful and yet seductive drama.

8/10
Author: Michael O'Keefe on 23 December 2010
15.

See it for the cast

7/10
Author: dbborroughs on 14 April 2009
16.

Human Redemption on a Smaller Plain in Arriaga's Tentative Directorial Debut

6/10
Author: Ed Uyeshima on 23 August 2009
17.

A pretentious and boring film

5/10
Author: Argemaluco on 23 July 2010
18.

Satisfying but not spectacular film

6/10
Author: jameswilliams784 on 11 September 2012
19.

It's amazing how one thing can make all the difference

7/10
Author: MBunge on 29 September 2011
20.

The performances stand on their own merits, providing interesting, conflicted characters who continue to suffer because of their choices and their desire to be loved

7/10
Author: Likes_Ninjas90 on 27 April 2010
21.

The scars we carry

8/10
Author: dave-sturm on 1 February 2010
22.

Drawn out,eventually satisfying drama , a two generation mystery.

8/10
Author: Jay Harris (sirbossman6969@yahoo.com) on 24 January 2010
23.

Love Mystery thriller and why not for Oscar

8/10
Author: paul david on 7 December 2009
24.

Mothers and Daughters: Needs

10/10
Author: gradyharp on 20 September 2009
25.

People

8/10
Author: kosmasp on 20 September 2009
26.

The page to screen translation error

Author: cinemajesty on 30 July 2017
27.

time jumbo

5/10
Author: SnoopyStyle on 18 September 2016
28.

Morbid to a fault

Author: lor_ on 30 August 2016
29.

"The Burning Plain" is a fine film.

9/10
Author: Dale Haufrect (dhaufrect@gmail.com) on 5 June 2015
30.

Quietly devastating film

8/10
Author: NateWatchesCoolMovies on 31 May 2015
31.

Ode to Jennifer Lawrence

7/10
Author: drjlo on 19 March 2015
32.

Great Performances but...

7/10
Author: Sherazade on 23 January 2014
33.

Soild but not transcendent

8/10
Author: paul2001sw-1 (paul2001sw@yahoo.co.uk) on 3 July 2013
34.

Overly familiar and self-important melodrama

Author: tieman64 on 27 June 2013
35.

Masterful storytelling

10/10
Author: C.H Newell on 27 May 2013
36.

Tragic event surrounding characters, with a hopeful, but sudden, ending

9/10
Author: Tomas Maly on 17 February 2013
37.

Slow burning and sombre..

7/10
Author: Tim Kidner (tim@kidnerpix.com) on 17 September 2012
38.

Nice try, but some annoing elements

7/10
Author: OJT on 15 September 2012
39.

drama in drama

8/10
Author: cesetevi on 11 February 2012
40.

Very touching drama, deeply felt and supported by a good female cast

8/10
Author: simona gianotti on 1 March 2011
41.

Another example of flashbacks being a tricky business...

5/10
Author: banzanbon on 12 December 2011
42.

Sweeping desert landscapes perfectly compliment this story of pain, desperation, acceptance and loss.

9/10
Author: varinaplan-813-450258 on 9 August 2010
43.

Good Story

7/10
Author: (bob-rutzel-1) on 19 July 2010
44.

Deeply Shaded and Dynamic

10/10
Author: Mari McAvenia on 7 June 2009
45.

A barely convincing debut from Guillermo Ariaga

7/10
Author: barrys82 on 5 January 2011
46.

How Absurd is the Casting in this Movie?

Author: gsandra614 on 3 September 2011
47.

Interesting story but technically incoherent

6/10
Author: yuwei-lin on 16 April 2009
48.

The writing is excellent

9/10
Author: Leon Zap on 11 April 2011
49.

Sluggishly paced & listless - the ensemble cast makes the most of this non-linear melodrama

7/10
Author: george.schmidt (gpschmidt67@gmail.com) on 16 February 2010
50.

Unexpectedly sad, strong stuff, well-done

8/10
Author: birck on 24 July 2009

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