9 Star Hotel (Malon 9 Kochavim) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

9 Star Hotel (Malon 9 Kochavim) Reviews

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Hank Sartin
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
September 7, 2007
A little voiceover commentary might add more than the sound of his panting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
September 7, 2007
This 2006 film heightens our sympathy for the photogenic young guys and underscores the inherent irony of their lives.
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Ronnie Scheib
May 25, 2007
Haar's handheld camera rawly captures the breathless scrambles and nocturnal disorientation of the fleeing Palestinians.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
May 24, 2007
A documentary filled with immediacy but free of analysis, a fascinating but ultimately unenlightening record of [Palestine's] plight.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Ella Taylor
Village Voice
May 23, 2007
Like all good political documentaries, 9 Star Hotel is more anthropology than agitprop, a portrait of life among the young, poorly educated men who are caught between Israeli exploitation and Palestinian Authority corruption.