Aliyah

Aliyah

83%
  • Unrated, 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Elie Wajeman
    In Theaters:
    Jun 14, 2013 Limited
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Aliyah Reviews

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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It's the kind of serious, thoughtful, yet accessible portrait we see all too little of these days.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 19, 2013
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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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 Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 13, 2013
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Wajeman introduces some unexpected elements, which he handles with surprising dexterity considering this is his feature debut.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

June 13, 2013
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
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A marvelous film, stripped of false urgency.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 11, 2013
David Fear
Time Out New York
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A character piece should have some sense of a character's who, what and why, right?

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

June 11, 2013
Boyd van Hoeij
Variety
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May 22, 2012
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