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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
March 29, 2009
A story that could have made for a brisk jeremiad on 60 Minutes is stretched to 122 minutes of heroes fuming and villains purring their oleaginous apologies. Spacek and Lemmon, an appealing sweet-and-sour combo, sink in the swamp of good intentions.
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media
October 25, 2012
Graphic portrayal of dictatorship's abuses is unforgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 7, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
This movie might have really been powerful, if it could have gotten out of its own way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Michael Szymanski
December 23, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Cole Smithey
February 13, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 24, 2008
Lemmon and Spacek are the film's highlight... It's a winning formula, and it's too bad that there isn't more of it.
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Lemmon is superior as a man facing up to issues he never wanted to confront personally.
Christopher Null
December 23, 2008
engrossing, fascinating, and endlessly tragic.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Spacek and Lemmon are fine as the missing man's wife and father, but what makes the film so overwhelming in places is its unending night-time imagery of a society coming apart at the seams.
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
May 22, 2004
A gutsy, surprising piece of work, a bold political tract that doubles proficiently as an interpersonal drama.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 24, 2002
Costa-Gavras's emotionally riveting and thought-provoking 1982 film still has the power to shake viewers out of their indifference to Latin America.
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
March 21, 2005
Terrific work from Lemmon and Spacek highlights Costa Gavras' American debut.
| Original Score: 4/5
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
February 2, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 31, 2011
A powerful, influential and tense political thriller based on a true story.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 27, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
May 28, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
April 17, 2003
Terrific, brutal political thriller -- boy, they don't make them like this anymore.
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
September 20, 2006
Time has not only been kind to the film, but has, -- unfortunately -- made it relevant all over again.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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