Another Road Home Reviews

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Time Out
November 17, 2011
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out
August 16, 2007
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
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Ted Fry
Seattle Times
October 21, 2005
'From the milk we drank together, something of my blood, my life is in you,' Musa tells Danae, and explains more about this moving portrait than any political debate could.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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AV Club
September 26, 2005
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 23, 2005
Becomes an odd companion piece to the stunning Capturing the Friedmans, one of the most disturbing chronicles of family dysfunction ever documented.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
June 17, 2005
Slim, heartbreaking film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Tom Long
Detroit News
June 10, 2005
The man at its heart is a 76-year-old Palestinian named Musa, and if he and we are never quite sure what the movie is truly about it's still a pleasure to make his acquaintance.
| Original Score: C+
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
June 10, 2005
Elon uses quiet and silence to great effect.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Philadelphia Inquirer
June 10, 2005
| Original Score: 2/4
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Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune
June 9, 2005
Layered, loving and deeply personal.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
May 21, 2005
A work of powerful humanism that could unsettle entrenched points of view.
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Nicole Arthur
Washington Post
May 13, 2005
Elon presumably intends to send a positive message about individual relationships transcending politics, but the film leaves too much unsaid to do so.
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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
May 13, 2005
Full of heart-rending moments, in which people of good faith search for answers to what, in the end, remain painfully irreconcilable questions.
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
May 13, 2005
Fascinating in its reticence, pic's honest, well-intentioned exploration involving two families fearlessly emerges with a far different picture than was originally envisioned.
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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
May 5, 2005
Touching, painful and powerfully affecting, Another Road Home is an amazing achievement of personal filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
May 5, 2005
Deftly folded into the extraordinary documentary Another Road Home are an official story and an unofficial one, each with its own calculus of love and pain, braided together with uncommon delicacy and courage.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
April 29, 2005
Well-intended and often poignant film that, unfortunately, too often bogs down in too much talk by its participants.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
April 28, 2005
'The personal is political' may be primarily associated with feminism, but it practically defines the Israeli filmmaker Danae Elon's fascinating journey into her past.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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John Anderson
Newsday
April 28, 2005
What's remarkable about her film, in addition to its many moments of genuine spontaneity and emotion, is how much she learns along the way -- about families, patriarchy, intellect and anger.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Leslie Camhi
Village Voice
April 26, 2005
[A] moving film.