An Officer and a Spy (J'accuse) Reviews

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June 27, 2020
The controversy aside, I think An Officer and a Spy is the strongest Polanski-directed film in over a decade. Also notable is the fact that it is the only film representation of the Dreyfus case to date in the 21st century. [Full review in Spanish]
June 23, 2020
With J 'Accuse, Polanski, 86, has made his best film since The Pianist. [Full review in Spanish]
May 22, 2020
The results are not just to thrust the past to the present, but to envelop the viewer in the thinking that defined that past.
April 21, 2020
This masterful movie deserves to be released in the U.S.
March 3, 2020
With an impeccable production design, memorable performances of its main pieces, the film is a proposal that allows you to have different readings and reflections. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 2, 2020
The Franco-Polish director (Polanski) offers one of the most lucid and disenchanted films of his entire career. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 28, 2020
One of the best aspects of the movie is Jean Dujardin's performance. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 4, 2020
Polanski does not want to reach our heart, his purpose is to impact us on the head. He manages to do that. [Full review in Spanish]
January 2, 2020
A work destined to endure in time beyond its controversies. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 30, 2019
Addictive. [Full review in Spanish]
December 30, 2019
An irreproachable movie that drip classicism in every shot. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 17, 2019
It explores the nature of corruption and the intricacies of antisemitism in ways that are as relevant to today's world as they are illuminating about the history of the persecution of Jews in 19th-century France.
November 15, 2019
The attention to detail and the emotional power of events is breathtaking.
November 12, 2019
Polanski has made, at the age of 86, an absolutely terrific picture.
September 18, 2019
It's not difficult to see the director finding some kind of warped kinship with his subject. Take from that what you will.
September 5, 2019
The complicated tale of espionage, falsified evidence, witness collusion, judicial due process unfolds with fluency and precision, so that.... the viewer has a clear idea of... how, as the plot thickens, sentiments and alliances change.
September 5, 2019
Undoubtedly, the script is this film's most bumbling element. [Full review in Spanish]
September 5, 2019
It's a well-told film that occasionally gets bogged down by a sense of its own importance, but it's well made, and Dujardin is magnificent.
September 5, 2019
Becomes a starchy military procedural with a cavalcade of handsome cabs and handlebar moustaches.
September 3, 2019
Effortlessly absorbing procedural cinema: With its proliferation of intercepted documents and carefully scrutinized handwriting samples, it opens an engrossing window on the top-secret workings of 19th century French intelligence.
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