A Bottle in the Gaza Sea - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

A Bottle in the Gaza Sea Reviews

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
January 4, 2013
It raises the hope that someday, perhaps, there can be a meeting of Israeli and Palestinian minds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
January 3, 2013
A gentle pairing of youthful idealism and tenacious hope.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
January 3, 2013
What elevates [it] ... is the gentleness with which Binisti approaches his difficult subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jon Frosch
Village Voice
January 2, 2013
Although smoothly directed, A Bottle in the Gaza Sea has little visual personality or dramatic urgency.
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David Fear
Time Out
January 1, 2013
The film's notion that a little understanding and a lot of e-mailing would basically solve the Middle East crisis ... is as reductive as it is utopian.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail
May 11, 2012
The initially cynical Naim suggests Tal's project is insignificant, nothing but a bottle of hope bobbing about in a sea of enmity - and so too this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
May 10, 2012
Director Thierry Binisti has chosen two excellent leads in Shalaby and Bonitzer, both of whom exude intensity and charisma. The supporting cast is also uniformly solid.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4