It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl Reviews

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
September 6, 2012
Richard Trank's film is sober, detailed, and handsomely mounted. Ben Kingsley narrates, to excellent effect.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
August 16, 2012
Although director Trank is an Oscar winner for the documentary "The Long Way Home," some of the choices made here are awkward.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times
August 9, 2012
"It Is No Dream" satisfies neither as a movie nor as a history lesson.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
August 9, 2012
Well-crafted doc offers a scholarly account of the birth of Herzl's Zionist movement.
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Alissa Simon
August 9, 2012
Helmer Trank deserves kudos for trying to convey this complicated history with primary materials.
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
August 7, 2012
The film doesn't exactly sizzle, but it does manage to provide a straightforward (if perspective-challenged) biographical sketch of a major historical figure.