Taking Liberties Reviews

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Anthony Quinn
Independent
June 8, 2007
"The most important film of the decade", this calls itself, though "most self-righteous" might be closer to the truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Steve Watson
Film4
June 8, 2007
We are the checks and balances on government, and while a slightly more restrained, finessed film may have carried that message more effectively, Taking Liberties will inspire many viewers to reconsider their responsibilities and those of their government
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anna Smith
BBC.com
June 8, 2007
Speaking out against the proposed identity card scheme, Taking Liberties is both a call to action and a warning against a future where the current restrictions escalate into a Big Brother society.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Daily Mirror [UK]
June 8, 2007
The film plays like an absurdist drama set in a state that more closely resembles Zimbabwe than the home of freedom. Watch it and get angry
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Wally Hammond
Time Out
June 8, 2007
'Taking Liberties' seems designed as a campaign aid and intended - in its careful exclusion of over-heated or passionate voices - as a putative appeal to slumbering Middle England.
Neil Smith
Total Film
June 8, 2007
Though its arguments are somewhat woolly and its use of dual narrators (David Morrissey, Ashley Jensen) dubious, this remains a powerful call-to-arms against an insidious foe.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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