Free Zone Reviews

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October 6, 2007
September 29, 2006
A rambling road movie with noble intentions and an excess of speechifying.
July 7, 2006
A minor movie on a major subject, a drama with an almost unbearable lightness.
June 30, 2006
The movie -- a metaphor for the tangled, impossible state of Israeli/Palestinian relations -- only intermittently clicks.
June 2, 2006
Without fail, Gitai's determination to churn everything into metaphoric mud prevails.
June 2, 2006
Too slight as a metaphor for the larger catastrophe of the Mideast, too preachy to work as an emotionally compelling drama.
June 5, 2008
There's an art to ambiguity -- there really is... Left to their own devices, viewers will fill in the blanks, but when the movie starts filling them in itself, you have to wonder about the mismatch.
October 2, 2007
While Portman does outshine everyone and everything on screen and though she certainly gets credit for making the rsum sacrifice in the spirit of embracing her heritage, Free Zone does nothing for her in return
May 28, 2007
[A] film of unexpected power and strange tenderness...
May 3, 2007
Without much effort you can imagine the corkboard littered with index cards mapping out the political clashes this cast is asked to act out in their robotic interactions.
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