A superficial war story that trivializes its important and compelling subject matter and eventually becomes an endurance test for viewers.
| Original Score: 3/5
Shares a wealth of perceptive observation that knits together into a moving memoir.
In this cross-cultural gem, we are touched as the characters struggle to keep their souls alive in the midst of war.
Yes. A war zone can be fun for restless teens with hot blood and a passion for mischief.
| Original Score: B
This warm and very smart comedy is set against the backdrop of a war-torn city, like Hope and Glory's London. It's human and never stoops to sanctimony.
| Original Score: 4/5
| Original Score: 8/10
| Original Score: 3/4
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Doueiri deserves credit for the courage of his effort, for his obvious desire to go beyond the fictional boundaries of moviemaking to illustrate the continuing plight of the Lebanese people.
A story worth telling.
| Original Score: A-
| Original Score: 3.5/4