- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 19, 2005
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: New Line Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Surround 5.1 - English
- Dolby Surround Stereo 2.0 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
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New York Times - 10/29/2004
"[A] suave and brooding gothic tale....The film becomes both spellbinding and heartbreaking, a delicate chamber piece with the large, troubled heart of an opera."
USA Today - 10/29/2004
"BIRTH presents an intriguing premise about death and the possibility of rebirth in an elegant, melancholy and deliberate fashion....Its two lead performances, one by a movie star, the other by an unknown little boy, are riveting and sometimes electric."
Los Angeles Times - 10/29/2004
"Lit up by an incandescent Nicole Kidman performance, this adventurous film, daring and frustrating by turns, uses cinematic skill to raise provocative questions about love, belief, memory and reincarnation."
Sight and Sound - 12/01/2004
"Accompanied by Alexandre Desplat's score, with its ominous thrums and spectral tinkles, and filmed in desaturated greys, browns and jaundicey yellows....[Glazer's] drama demonstrates his firm grasp of psychological disorientation..."
Uncut - 12/01/2004
"BIRTH is a symphonic, engrossing, quietly devastating work."
Rolling Stone - 11/25/2004
"[Kidman] lets emotions play across her face with her own symphonic grace. It's a tour-de-force performance in a stylistically bold movie..."
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