A People Uncounted (2014)



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A People Uncounted tells the true story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies-a people who have been both romanticized and vilified in popular culture and who have endured centuries of intolerance and persecution in Europe, including an estimated 500,000 who were murdered in the Holocaust. A People Uncounted documents their colorful but often difficult lives, including how their present state has been shaped by the tragedies of the past. Filmed in 11 countries and featuring dozens of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary , Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Aaron Yeger
In Theaters:
Box Office: $390
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Critic Reviews for A People Uncounted

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

Much of this movie is composed of survivors who give harrowing accounts of their experiences, and their warnings about rising ethnic hatred in Europe should not be ignored.

Full Review… | May 15, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

Thanks to extensive interviews, footage, photos, and illustrations, it's a compelling documentary, but some passages still feel as if they've been given short shrift.

Full Review… | May 15, 2014
AV Club
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Yeger merges old-world aesthetics with clean, contemporary camerawork, infusing the present with the past.

Full Review… | May 13, 2014
Village Voice
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Yeger's doc offers a sobering, often harrowing understanding of a people and the workings of genocide.

Full Review… | August 9, 2013
Globe and Mail
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The first nonfiction feature dedicated to Romani victims, this globe-trotting debut effort by helmer Aaron Yeger and his producing team offers a vivid mix of visual evidence, historical commentary and survivor testimonies.

Full Review… | February 7, 2012
Top Critic

For a subject so potentially fraught with emotion, A People Uncounted is a surprisingly calm film...

Full Review… | October 11, 2014

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