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Short Eyes Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves
April 9, 2007
A brutal, compelling slice of prison life, popularly described as "raw and powerful."
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Remarkably effective film making.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 23, 2004
Makes the point that prison is a microcosm of society's bigotries and group pressures against undesirable outsiders.
Wilson Morales
May 2, 2003
Based on the award-winning play by Miguel Pinero, and directed by Robert M. Young, the film is well-acted with a frightening view of prison life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Phil Hall
Film Threat
March 7, 2003
Lousy prison drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Miguel Pinero's slice-of-prison-life stage play gets slick and conscientious treatment from director Robert M. Young.
Emanuel Levy
July 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 29, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 7, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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