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Aliyah Reviews

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Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com
June 21, 2013
Refreshing portrait, mostly free of idealism, religion, and stereotypes, of how a troubled, secular young Parisian struggles. . .to change his life. . . [but] seems passive.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
June 19, 2013
It's the kind of serious, thoughtful, yet accessible portrait we see all too little of these days.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
June 13, 2013
Far from being the Promised Land, Israel represents a shaky new beginning in a country Alex barely knows. This smart, sober movie makes you feel the full weight of the challenges he faces.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
June 13, 2013
Wajeman introduces some unexpected elements, which he handles with surprising dexterity considering this is his feature debut.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
June 11, 2013
A marvelous film, stripped of false urgency.
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David Fear
Time Out
June 11, 2013
A character piece should have some sense of a character's who, what and why, right?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Boyd van Hoeij
Variety
May 22, 2012
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