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You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo Reviews

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Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

Omar the martyr overwhelms Omar the human being in this ultimately dry and overtly biased attempt at cinematic protest.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

September 28, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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This film is narratively inert (we spend a lot of time listening to the same questions being asked over and over) and, like virtually all docs in its genre, less than vigorous in its pursuit of truth.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

September 28, 2011
Paul Weedon
Little White Lies

Another essential, damning indictment of America's torture policy.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

October 13, 2011
Chris Barsanti
PopMatters

...[a] precise, impassioned portrait of post-9/11 collateral damage.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 10/10

June 23, 2011
Bill Weber
House Next Door

...a living testament to American callousness toward norms of international justice and the likelihood of reaping future enemies from the scapegoats among the interned.

Full Review Source: House Next Door

June 15, 2011
Phil Contrino
Boxoffice Magazine

Filmmakers Luc Côté and Patricio Henriquez don't use flashy tricks to tug heartstrings-instead they put faith in the story they're telling. And what a story it is.

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

September 28, 2011
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Has a quiet, thorough and compelling insistence, made all the more powerful by its measured approach.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 4.5/5

April 2, 2011
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

likely the most important film you will see this year.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 29, 2011
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Worthy of 100 minutes of anyone's time.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

October 5, 2011
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An extremely disturbing Canadian documentary about the plight of a young detainee at the notorious detention camp.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

June 8, 2011
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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[The film] demonstrates, through excerpts from an actual videotaped interrogation at Guantanamo, the process by which human will can be systematically broken down to force an admission of guilt, regardless of truth.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 28, 2011
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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An even-tempered glimpse behind a very dark curtain.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 27, 2011
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

October 20, 2011
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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You Don't Like the Truth focuses on the pathetic manipulations of Canadian intelligence officers as they interrogate Toronto-born Omar Khadr, the youngest prisoner held in Guantánamo Bay.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 27, 2011
Philip French
Observer [UK]

It is an appalling tale of injustice that reflects badly on both the US administration that has incarcerated him and the Canadian government that has done nothing to seek his repatriation.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

October 9, 2011
Tom Dawson
Total Film

Secretly recorded footage from a Guantanamo Bay interrogation of 16-year-old Canadian citizen Omar Khadr forms the core of this compelling doc.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

September 30, 2011
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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For once, no one rants, and, in the relative calm, the tone can be heard, so muted and sad.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

October 29, 2010
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

On many levels, this is an utterly harrowing film.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 4/5

October 29, 2010
Mark Adams
Screen International

The split-screen format allows the real-life footage to sit alongside context offered by lawyers and psychiatrists.

Full Review Source: Screen International

February 10, 2011
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Audiences will not "like the truth" that this newly declassified footage of a Guantanamo detainee reveals, although the title actually refers to the interrogators of 15-year-old Omar Khadr who deny the obvious truth of their prisoner's predicament.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

September 27, 2011
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