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Incendies

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

April 22, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Denis Villeneuve

Starring :

Lubna Azabal, Melissa Desormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Remy Girard, Abdelghafour Elaaziz, Allen Altman

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..though "Incendies" provides an unflinching account of brutality, it also suggests that to keep such an account can be a transformative act of kindness..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
3.5 of 5

“..the film's thematic arch is flimsy but it is delivered with a thunderous emotional wallop..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
“..the film is at its most compelling, with the present sometimes wilting in the desert heat..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..seems like so much empty sensation..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
Review rate : B-

“..it's an agonizingly well-crafted slog through a series of shocking emotional extremes..”
by Tasha Robinson [AV Club]
Review rate : A-

“..is a bumpy road of twists that leads to a revelation that has the shock and force of Greek tragedy..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..deeper than mere stroppy melodrama..”
by Mark Holcomb [Village Voice]
“..although the film runs more than two hours, the story is so compelling and the production so beautifully controlled..”
by Stephen Farber [Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 4

“..all involved with Incendies are working at the top of their game, but Azabal stands first amongst equals..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
“..a deftly constructed and beautifully realized adaptation..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]

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