Cold Mountain Synopsis
A Confederate soldier (Jude Law) tries to reach his sweetheart (Nicole Kidman).
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A somber, often downbeat depiction of human savagery and treachery as well as of human kindness. Writer-director Anthony Minghella has...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The specter of war haunts Cold Mountain, but you remember it for the heat of its romantic yearning and the mysteries that wrap themselves...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Three quarters of Cold Mountain consist of some of the most masterful and absorbing filmmaking of the year. The final quarter is Hollywood...
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
An exquisitely crafted Civil War epic that combines the epic romantic sweep of "Gone With the Wind" with a more intimate voice that speaks...
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Watching this movie, it seems to be the next level down from great -- maybe too episodic. But it burns in the memory weeks after you see...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Cold Mountain is the equivalent of comfort food: old-fashioned, earthy (lots of root vegetables), satisfying.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is what makes the distinctly unromantic Cold Mountain' such a breath of fresh air. Its battles are hideous bloodbaths.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Looks splendid and commands respect, but leaves you wondering what essential something you missed. It's a worthy film at war with itself.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Minghella's adaptation of the 1997 Charles Frazier novel is emotionally detached and almost too studiously carpentered: a willed exercise...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Minghella has certainly mounted a gorgeous movie and the battle scenes are brutally spectacular. But overall, "Cold Mountain" is like a...
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LOVED IT! MUST SEE AND READ!

By alduquenne
The movie was wonderful. I once it took it over to a friend's house, her brother and his friends (about 18yrs old), stopped in the family room to see what we were doing and ended up staying through...

COLD MOUNTAIN

By lugubriousthespian
Anthony Minghella's cinematic adaptation of Charles Frazier's Civil War epic COLD MOUNTAIN is nothing short of brilliant. An all star cast including Jude law, Renee Zellwegger, and Nicole Kidman shine...

Great Love Story

By Basketcase123
I truly LOVE IT! It was long but completely 100% worth it! The story, direction, music, and ACTING was all well done Renée Zellweger deserved her Oscar for her performances in this movie. All so it...

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