4 Little Girls Reviews

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
September 22, 2008
There isn't an ounce of flab or hype, and the story it tells is profoundly affecting.
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
May 16, 2008
A compelling, straightforward account of a deeply sorrowful and pivotal event in the civil rights movement.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
The big part of Lee's film commemorates the lives of the '4 little girls' who died, through the memories of parents, siblings and friends.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
A thoughtful, graceful, quietly devastating account.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
There is mostly sadness and regret at the surface in 4 Little Girls, but there is anger in the depths, as there should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
4 Little Girls brilliantly captures a moment in American history and tells an achingly painful story of injustice and family loss.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
It is Lee's job as a film maker to imbue these images with life, and that's a task he easily accomplishes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4