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Return to Gorée (Retour à Gorée) Reviews

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Mike Scott

It provides ample moments for reflection -- and maybe, judging by the reactions of the American musicians who go back home in his film, a little bit of healing, too

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 3/4

March 18, 2011
Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle
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Conversations full of memorable words and what can only be called 'genuineness' push Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée into the realm of unforgettable filmmaking.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

September 19, 2008
Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

The serious undertones of the film are very real and played out with rapture.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 3, 2008
Louis Proyect

A wondrous trip with Africa's greatest singer as he bonds with his musical brethren in the New World.

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August 29, 2008
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Trace[s] influences and celebrate connections with tunes to make you tap and sway.

| Original Score: 3.5/5

August 29, 2008
Matt Noller
Slant Magazine

Unlike Maria Bethania: Music Is Perfume, Youssou N'Dour: Return to Goree is a documentary that actually has something on its mind beyond pandering to a singer's fan base.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 28, 2008
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
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Points to Bourgeaud for not whitewashing the beautifully awkward moments of cultural misunderstanding

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 27, 2008
Kam Williams

A picture which chillingly conveys a palpable sense of what being a direct victim of slavery might have felt like and why the fallout from that evil institution persists to this day like the proverbial ripples on a pond.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 26, 2008
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