11/4/08 (2010) - Rotten Tomatoes

11/4/08 (2010)

TOMATOMETER

——

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

11/4/08 Videos

11/4/08 Photos

Movie Info

Two weeks before the election of Barack Obama, filmmaker Jeff Deutchman asked friends around the world -- including filmmakers Henry Joost, Margaret Brown, Joe Swanberg and Benh Zeitlin -- to record their experiences of 11/4/08. In this feature documentary, what emerges is a portrait of how people choose to live through "history": the celebration of a new future remaining entangled with the universally visible tensions of the past.

Watch it now

Cast

Show More Cast

Critic Reviews for 11/4/08

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Only few moments that are genuinely touching.

October 22, 2010 | Full Review…
Top Critic

While Deutchman aimed to make a participatory documentary, the end result is, in the main, an Obamathon of hipsters from Chicago, Austin, and Brooklyn stumping for change and toasting the 44th president.

October 22, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

There are numerous times when one wishes the camera would remain on one of its many fascinating subjects and tell a more in-depth story.

October 29, 2010 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

An emotionally-engaging film featuring folks truly moved on what many will undoubtedly mark for posterity as the day they were most proud to be an American.

October 28, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

There's a sort of plebian engagement and value in these collected snapshots, but they don't really fit together in any compelling fashion.

October 27, 2010 | Rating: C | Full Review…

I've seen the documentary twice now, months apart, and it seemed quite different on a second viewing. Years from now it'll be something else, and years after that, too.

October 24, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 11/4/08

There are no featured reviews for 11/4/08 at this time.

11/4/08 Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss 11/4/08 on our Movie forum!

News & Features