Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Synopsis
Brothers Aarne and Lasse Aatsinki continue a generations-old tradition of reindeer herding.
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Los Angeles Times

By Sheri Linden
Aatsinki is a work of cinéma vérité of the highest order: vivid, immersive and unflinching.
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80

Village Voice

By Chris Klimek
While some of the workers' chitchat is translated via subtitles, long passages of it are not. Oreck's imagery of the forbidding Arctic...
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80

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
This challenging and mesmerizing documentary captures horror and joy with the same gorgeous dispassion.
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80

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While some of the workers' chitchat is translated via subtitles, long passages of it are not. Oreck's imagery of the forbidding Arctic...
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60

The Guardian

By Mike McCahill
It sometimes strays off the beaten track into shapelessness, but Oreck lends individual segments a quiet fascination.
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
The Aatsinki siblings never rise past a kind of rotely anonymous masculinity, and overall the film tends to lull rather than engage the...
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