An Encounter with Simone Weil Reviews

March 23, 2012
Honorable but self-indulgent attempt to bring alive the elusive French philosopher-activist-leftist Simone Weil, meshed this with the filmmaker's personal family history.
March 22, 2012
Though Weil remains fascinating, Ms. Haslett's film, even when it uses more traditional documentary techniques, mostly isn't.
March 20, 2012
Ultimately, the film doesn't feel like it ever left Julia Haslett's head, leaving us a little cold.