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War Witch

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

March 01, 2013 (Limited)

Director :

Kim Nguyen

Starring :

Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien, Serge Kanyinda, Mizinga Mwinga, Ralph Prosper, Jean Kabuya

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

“..the sensitively imagined story of a child soldier in Africa makes War Witch a genre benchmark and a breakout work for writer-director Kim Nguyen..”
by Deborah Young [Hollywood Reporter]
“..the refreshing surprise is how impressively Canadian-based writer-helmer Kim Nguyen, little known beyond fantasy fest circles, handles the material, displaying a maturity, panache and emotional marksmanship that will elevate his reputation several notche..”
by Leslie Felperin [Variety]
3 of 4

“..it's beautifully rendered and familiar..”
by Guy Dixon [Globe and Mail]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
Review rate : B+
Reviewed by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star]
Reviewed by Zachary Wigon [Village Voice]

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