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After Tiller Reviews

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September 20, 2013
After Tiller's greatest failing is the way in which is fails to engage at length how entrenched the stalemate on abortion is.
September 17, 2013
Hard-nosed advocacy segues into lefty-evangelizing treacle as a cloying score accompanies a number of dewy scenes better suited to a maudlin Oprah Winfrey special.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 19, 2013
After Tiller is an hour and a half of folks on their best behavior, presented as a candid portrait.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
May 3, 2017
The film succeeds, however, because it manages to rise above the controversy surrounding legalized abortion in America and objectively presents what's at stake here for the doctors and women involved.
June 23, 2016
Engaging and thoughtful, After Tiller's examination of its main subjects forms a documentary that wisely treats its subject with more curiosity than dogma.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 26, 2013
After Tiller is not an important film just because of its political and cultural relevance, but because of its humane and compassionate approach to telling the stories of these doctors, their work and the women that they seek to help.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 20, 2013
"Its unflinching portrayal of what can only be called battle fatigue is indelible.
January 9, 2014
The story of four women and their attempts to uphold abortion rights in the US makes for compelling, if horrifying viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 3, 2013
After Tiller gives a human and compassionate face to a complex and touchy issue.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
September 17, 2013
The film is warm and scrupulous, like a sunny women's clinic.
September 19, 2013
Empathetic, intimate look inside late-term abortion clinics that focuses on the experiences of doctors and their patients.
October 4, 2013
It's humanizing and heartbreaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 23, 2013
A surprisingly warm abortion documentary that restores the human element to an irreducibly human dilemma.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.5/10
June 5, 2014
More than simply informative (which it most certainly is), After Tiller is a reminder that seeing eye-to-eye is rarely as impossible as we might think.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 17, 2013
This wrenching documentary, profiling the four doctors who still provide third-trimester abortions in the U.S., is remarkable for being so level-headed.
October 10, 2013
Compelling, revealing [its] subjects as sympathetic human beings simply by observing and talking to them about their work and their lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.6/10
September 14, 2013
It gives a true sense of how the forces of a hypocritically religious country has burdened countless young women with a lifetime of misplaced guilt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 6, 2013
Wrenching yet illuminating. The film reveals the complex circumstances, emotions and practical aspects behind the (third-trimester abortion) procedure.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 31, 2013
Moving, thought-provoking documentary.
October 17, 2013
What makes this well-edited film compelling are the stories of the patients and the agonizing moral quandaries that the doctors express in doing their work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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