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Almost Peaceful Reviews

David Stratton
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February 13, 2009
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Generosity and love of life are the film's hallmarks. Like the work of an expert tailor, it's done with unobtrusive skill, essential warmth and seamless grace.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

December 17, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Unlike any other film I have seen about the Holocaust.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

December 17, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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There's something rather lovely about the mood and intentions of Michel Deville's French movie.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

October 29, 2004
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Delicately moving.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 30, 2004
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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You become aware of how few movies about survivors of the Holocaust show them going about their lives, as opposed to acting out someone's idea of a Holocaust Survivor.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 30, 2004
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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This is a film of half-notes and nuances, and as a chronicle of emotional survival it is infinitely inspiring.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

September 9, 2004
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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Deville is an experienced director, and he composes this picture very neatly.

August 28, 2004
Richard James Havis
Hollywood Reporter
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A mature and subtle film about how a community rebuilds itself after tragedy and disaster.

August 26, 2004
Megan Lehmann
New York Post
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Handsomely shot but almost bewilderingly bland.

| Original Score: 1/4

August 23, 2004
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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The characters in Almost Peaceful are pulled between a longing for what is lost and a fierce desire to live. Deville's plangent sympathy for them keeps the sentimentality honest.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

August 22, 2004
Jan Stuart
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Michel Deville's heartfelt and sexy film feels stagy at moments, but the characters are so affectionately drawn and the cast is so watchable, it couldn't matter less.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 20, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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It may appear to be the ultimate non-action movie, but in the context of these lives, it is the highest kind of drama.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

August 20, 2004
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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In this gently observed film about Holocaust survivors, survival means something other than choked laughter and sentimental bromides or brute, animal struggle.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 19, 2004
Leslie Camhi
Village Voice
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Deville has managed to preserve the work's great virtues -- the intimacy, discretion, grace, and humor with which it speaks of both irredeemable disaster and the taste for life that survives it.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 17, 2004
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Without even realizing it, director Michel Deville's Almost Peaceful doesn't just capture the mundane climb back to the familiar, it emphasizes it.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 19, 2003
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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An intimate tale of how a group of strangers scarred by the past and with heavy personal burdens attempts to break the years of mistrust and suspicions built up during the war years.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 18, 2003
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