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Out Of The Ashes Reviews

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David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
October 29, 2010
Here's a documentary that's amusing, affecting and life-affirming in equal measure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard
October 29, 2010
It is an extraordinary story of the triumph of hope over expectation, with first- team coach Taj Malik Alam, sacked and then reinstated by the duplicitous authorities, as the central character.
Sukhdev Sandhu
Daily Telegraph (UK)
October 28, 2010
It's a warmly-observed and often very touching documentary about the efforts of a tireless Afghani called Taj Malik to have his national team qualify for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
October 28, 2010
Entertaining, genuinely inspirational documentary that tells a remarkable story and introduces us to some wonderful characters...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Tom Dawson
Total Film
October 27, 2010
Entertaining and enlightening, this sporting underdog doc chronicles the efforts of the fledgling Afghan national cricket side to reach the World Cup Finals.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
October 27, 2010
An inspiring and charming documentary that will appeal to more that just cricket fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Dave Calhoun
Time Out
October 27, 2010
In the context of ample news coverage and more serious documentaries about conflict and politics in Afghanistan, this is a warm and humanising diversion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
October 29, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Leslie Felperin
Variety
February 23, 2012
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