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16 Acres (2012)

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100

Average Rating: 7/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 0

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The rebuilding of the World Trade Center is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex urban renewal project in American history. From the beginning, the rebuilding effort has been fraught with controversy, drama, delays and politics. The struggle has encompassed eleven years, nineteen government agencies, a dozen projects, and over $20 billion. (c) Official Site

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Documentary, Special Interest

May 19, 2014

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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (6) | Fresh (7) | Rotten (0)

A fascinating portrait of municipal and private interests trying to make headway in the charged atmosphere of devastating personal loss and wounded national pride.

December 13, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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This alternately amusing and heartbreaking documentary coherently chronicles the endles process of rebuilding Ground Zero.

November 16, 2012 Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter
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A documentary that features forthright interviews with major players and gives a good sense of the infighting and pettiness without getting bogged down in it.

November 15, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Times
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This interesting but undeniably bottom-line-minded chronicle of the rebuilding at Ground Zero provides a unique look at civic strife and a city's spirit.

November 15, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Daily News
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An uncommonly engrossing and articulate documentary.

November 14, 2012 Full Review Source: Variety
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Hankin's film finally makes the indigenous variety of deadlock particular to New York politicos seem as quaintly comforting as a buttered bialy.

November 13, 2012 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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A vital and in certain ways even cathartic documentary. It's a story about ego and hubris, yes, but also the better angels of our nature.

January 7, 2013 Full Review Source: Shared Darkness
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