The Day of the Locust 1975

Critics score:
64 / 100

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Vincent Canby, New York Times: Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: A painfully misconceived reduction and simplification. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Schlesinger has conceived his film as an epic, which was a daring thing to do with such slender material. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: The narrative is often confused and confusing. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Magnificent production, combined with excellent casting and direction, make The Day of the Locust as fine a film (in a professional sense) as the basic material lets it be. Read more