The discourse that ensues over this issue is more entertaining, heartfelt, and insightful than what you'll find in any other film released in 2000.
| Original Score: 90/100
It doesn't beg for your emotions or sympathies--only for your attention and patience.
| Original Score: B
A film of striking emotional immediacy.
You might feel the nerves of your soul tightening.
Intellectually absorbing and emotionally gripping, and it rather skillfully forces us to think about the 'blessings' of technology with a whole new kind of wariness.
| Original Score: B+
This is not a film to watch passively.
Takes us into a world most of us never get much thought.
| Original Score: 4/5
Sound and Fury isn't the last word on the controversy, but it puts things in human terms.
Extremely well-made (and evenhanded).
| Original Score: 3/4
Gripping, touching, and enlightening.
| Original Score: 4/4
Informative, well edited, and absolutely heartbreaking to watch.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Escorts us to a place we never knew existed, inviting us to observe familiar-looking people but see them through new eyes.
Very well balanced, and very emotional as well.
An illuminating, well-balanced portrait of a volatile, two-sided debate.
| Original Score: 8/10
An example of what the documentary can accomplish at its most vital and engaging.
When a documentary makes a spectator want to jump out of his seat and throw tomatoes at some of the performers, you know that the film maker has captured the imagination of the audience.
| Original Score: 9/10
A provocative documentary that is sure to make its audience consider things about deafness and handicaps in general that it might not otherwise.
| Original Score: 10/10
One of the most intelligent and thought-provoking documentaries I have ever seen.
The intriguing film should provoke strong emotions and raise excellent question regardless of the viewer's auditory ability.
Powerful, insightful, important and emotionally wrenching.