Sequestro (kidnapping) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Sequestro (kidnapping) Reviews

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
September 10, 2010
Filming over four years and tracking several cases, the Brazilian director Jorge W. Atalla favors a fevered shooting style that's repetitious and disorienting but also effortlessly dramatic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
September 9, 2010
Sequestro is a tremendous feat of inspired structuring and editing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Stephen Garrett
Time Out
September 9, 2010
There are riveting moments, especially in tastefully shot interviews with former captives, who quietly describe their physical and psychological torture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
September 7, 2010
Much of Sequestro looks, basically, like COPS.
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John Anderson
Variety
August 13, 2010
Ultimately electrifying, both in what it reveals and how it reveals it.