The Air I Breathe Synopsis
Four fables revolve around characters who embody happiness, sorrow, love and pleasure.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Lee deserves a lot of credit for attempt the same kind of complex story structure Quentin Tarantino made look so easy in "Pulp Fiction":...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The source for Jieho Lee's The Air I Breathe is an ancient Chinese proverb about the four cornerstones of emotion - love, pleasure,...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Each story has its moments, but "Air" lacks an overarching vision.
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50

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
An ingenious contraption that holds your attention for as long as it whirs and clicks like a mechanized Rubik’s Cube. After it’s over,...
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Situations get increasingly ridiculous, and none of the characters ever seems like anything but a screenwriter's sketch.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
A top-notch varied group of actors, no doubt attracted by the colorfulness of their roles, has been assembled, but their hardworking...
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30

Village Voice

The destiny-versus- responsibility hand-wringing is Philosophy 101, the camera angles straight out of film school, and the pacing strictly...
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Carina Chocano
A stew of cheap irony, ponderous but meaningless allegory, violence and pretension, the movie is all borrowed style and calculated...
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30

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Stellar thesps gamely strive to elevate the one-note material, but gravity ultimately defeats them in this relentless downer.
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Sarah Michelle Gellar's best dramatic performance yet.

By sarahbuffyfan
Similar to Traffic and Crash in that all the stories eventually connect, The Air I Breathe is a compelling drama that should not be missed. It has an amazing cast and a moving story. Sarah Michelle...

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By nhkang
Loved it! Great cast & interesting storyline!...

The air i breathe

By Drez_Digital
Four different stories collide in this engaging drama....

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