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Omagh Reviews

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Angela Baldassarre
March 20, 2006
"Omagh" is an example of how cinematic drama must be made today in order to be effective and relevant: with honesty and heart. Brilliant.
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Scott Foundas
March 10, 2006
Serves as a companion piece to writer-producer Paul Greengrass' superb 2001 pic Bloody Sunday, but emerges as a startlingly powerful achievement in its own right.
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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
March 10, 2006
... unnervingly evokes both the panic and the confusion of a world suddenly ripped inside out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies
March 10, 2006
... an important film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
March 10, 2006
... a good picture that's at its best when dramatizing the very violence it condemns.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Pam Grady
January 28, 2006
Paul Greengrass, who previous wrote and directed Bloody Sunday, co-wrote this, and once again he shines a light on the victims of the region's seemingly endless strife.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
November 25, 2005
As propaganda on behalf of the Omagh victims the film does its work well, but in the end both the personal story and the collective one seem unsatisfactory.
Boyd van Hoeij
June 13, 2005
Omagh might have been conceived for television, it nevertheless offers a provocative and well-produced night out at the cinema.
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