The Assignment Reviews

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Brendan Kelly
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
July 12, 2002
If there's a small saving grace to this crude thriller, it is the work of Montreal-born director Christian Duguay, who shows flashes of real flare.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Intelligent and gripping.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
If you believe that Elvis still lives or that a millennial invasion of flying saucers is imminent, you might buy the bogus premise.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A film of real finesse, style and intelligence, an espionage thriller of the old school, with some modern technical embellishments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Entertainment Weekly
September 26, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: B-