• Released
  • May 30, 2003
  • PG , 1 hr 58 min
  • Drama
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Together (2001) Synopsis
A violin prodigy (Tang Yun) and his father (Liu Peiqi) move to Beijing.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's hard to watch and listen to Together without, in some sense, having your heart lifted by its music.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A movie with the nerve to end with melodramatic sentiment--and get away with it, because it means it. Expect lots of damp eyes in the...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Together's mix of classical gems and composer Zhao Lin's plaintive score is stirring, soaring stuff.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
To contextualize the story's lack of subtlety, it helps to see these casting choices as ongoing penance for the time when, as a boy, Chen...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Pays off in surprising ways, when love of music, and fame, plays second fiddle to love of family.
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63

Premiere

By Aaron Hillis
It may be a crowd-pleasing escapism, but it's that feel-good shmaltz that ultimately plays the film off-key.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Ray Conlogue
If you're in the mood for tears and triumph, with a dash of exoticism, Together may well be the film for you.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film doesn't amount to an emotionally palpable experience. Most of the stops it attempts to pull out are rusty. The movie ends with a...
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63

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A high tolerance for syrupy melodrama is required in order to enjoy Together.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
The performances are all terrific, but Together never jells as a compelling narrative.
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Rated PG | For Mild Language and Thematic Elements