Hatari! 1962

Critics score:
68 / 100

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A.H. Weiler, New York Times: Perhaps the accent on the trapping of free-roaming critters for use in zoos is a mite too heavy, but this aspect of African business rates the attention it receives here. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: This late masterpiece (1962) by Howard Hawks transcends every literary value in the book to become a brilliantly entertaining and insightful work of pure cinema. Read more

Chicago Reader: A broader canvas for the interaction of comedy and drama than its immediate predecessor (Rio Bravo), this is both discursive and leisurely. Read more

Derek Adams, Time Out: All in all, one of those rare films that genuinely constitutes a 'late masterpiece'. Read more

Variety: The strapping physique of the film unhappily emphasizes the anemic condition of the story streaming within. Read more