Eye-opening and insightful.
| Original Score: 4/5
It still works, so buoyed is the film by its open and honest take on a subject that would have been all too easy to turn into another marketable tragedy.
A solid and subtly moving portrait of the people of Burma by filmmaker Robert H. Lieberman.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
The film provides one of the ultimate functions of a documentary, taking us into the life and culture of a people most of us would never know.
| Original Score: 3/4
While "They Call It Myanmar" is certainly more encouraging than previous films on this long-repressed country, fears of persecution continue to loom large.
I've never seen a documentary with more smiling faces.
A compelling portrait of an entire nation being kept in captivity and ignorance.