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Tell Them Who You Are Reviews

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Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

The result is quite moving at times, but ultimately perhaps of interest to only those intimately involved.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

May 21, 2005
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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It's a case in which the director should have put his ego and personal issues aside to create a more conventional life story.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2005
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An opportunity missed

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

August 30, 2005
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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You have to put up with too much family therapy for the few insights into Wexler's brilliant work.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2005
David Edelstein
Slate
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Tell Them Who You Are is fascinating for the issues -- ethical, aesthetic, psychoanalytic -- it raises. But it doesn't fully come together.

Full Review Source: Slate

May 20, 2005
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Haskell comes off as a jerk -- but Mark somehow looks even worse: not just insincere but weak, vain and vindictive.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C

July 7, 2005
Paul Sherman
Boston Herald

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 2/4

July 16, 2005
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

What emerges is not so much a career biography of the talented DP for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Coming Home and a number of John Sayles films.

| Original Score: 2/4

August 4, 2005
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A real gem of a film.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

August 18, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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If Tell Them Who You Are had been a sunny doc about how great the old man was, it wouldn't be worth seeing -- and wouldn't be the kind of film Haskell himself makes.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 20, 2005
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Part history, part biography, part appreciation, and all therapy, it is a funny, wrenching, profound, and deeply moving film.

| Original Score: A-

June 10, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Dysfunctional, yes, but the film's power comes in the gradual lessening of the defenses as the men reach out into devastating honesty.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 15, 2005
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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A lively, often hilarious yet profoundly moving experience.

June 21, 2005
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Tell Them Who You Are achieves greatness in its climax, which goes beyond the many faces Haskell Wexler shows the world and reveals yet another side, one that seems to surprise even him.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 4/4

July 7, 2005
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

A self-reflexive slice of therapeutic documentary filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

April 10, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Not just a behind-the-scenes history chapter but an insightful father-son comedy-drama.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B

July 22, 2005
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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The strength of Tell Them Who You Are is its honesty in showing how the younger man faces the protean force that sired him, cheated on his mother, called him stupid, despised his politics and yet through it all, somehow, still loved him.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

June 10, 2005
Robert Davis
Paste Magazine

Tell Them Who You Are radiates dignity, the unusual warmth given off by the frustration of trying to know someone.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

June 5, 2008
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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As personally troublesome as they may be, the prickly dynamics keep the docu bobbing along.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 26, 2005
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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It works as a portrait of a father-son relationship that's awkward, volatile, uneven and always painfully real.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

March 6, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Dave Calhoun
Time Out New York
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August 16, 2007
Andrew Pulver
Guardian
June 3, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Sydney Morning Herald
August 13, 2005

AV Club
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September 26, 2005

Time Out
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June 24, 2006
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