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Family Portrait In Black And White Reviews

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
July 18, 2012
It's a fascinating story, fascinatingly told.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
July 12, 2012
Frustrating, but it gets high marks for honesty.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
July 12, 2012
Portrait In Black And White tries to capture the dynamic between Nenya and her children, as well as their family and the hostility of neighbors and government bureaucrats, but the footage doesn't cut together well.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
July 11, 2012
Riveting viewing.
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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
March 2, 2012
Though only 85 minutes, the film captures an entire, bewilderingly extended family and way of life inside a sturdy frame.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
March 1, 2012
Looks at a Ukrainian family of one single mom and a huge brood of children and finds that love grows exponentially.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4