The Tiger and the Snow Synopsis
A man searches for his true love in Iraq.
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By Deborah Young
Like an Iraq-war mirror image of "Life Is Beautiful," actor-director Roberto Benigni's The Tiger and the Snow re-runs the successful...
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By Andrew O'Hehir
A winsome, charming and irresistibly romantic picture, and also a profoundly self-involved one that has nothing whatever to do with Iraq or...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Benigni clearly intends to make some impassioned statements about the futility of war, the power of romance, the enduring strength of...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Perhaps a greater passage of time was needed to provide a more effective historical perspective, but "Tiger" has a bigger problem with a...
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Benigni's artfully composed images are as empty as his political convictions.
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Village Voice

The results are neither profound nor funny, but merely uncomfortable. A hubristic failure at risky humor, The Tiger and the Snow provides...
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San Francisco Chronicle

Remember that manic, rambling Oscar acceptance speech, when Benigni leapt around the auditorium? That might have been charming for two or...
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The longer the movie goes on, the more annoying Benigni's infantile behavior becomes.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
It doesn't seem possible that a film with both the formidable Reno and Waits could be all bad, but The Tiger and the Snow is precisely so.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
A scorching affront to Italians, Iraqis and the intelligence of movie audiences everywhere.
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Terrible disappointment

By NorthBayMarcia
I can't believe that this movie was sooooo horrible! I love Begnini and his wife Nicoletta Braschi in Life is Beautiful, and I always enjoy Jean Reno's performances, but this movie was a pathetic...

If you liked "Life is Beautiful'" You'll LOVE this film!

By popiconoclast
Yes...This movie is very similar to "Life is Beautiful" and Yes...This movie is at times predictable, but you don't care because everything about it is magical. Roberto Benigni is mastering his...

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Rated NR