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Another Road Home Reviews

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October 30, 2005
... a film that handles tragic ironies lightly and offers simple hope in lieu of policy prescriptions.
Read More | Original Score: B+
October 21, 2005
'From the milk we drank together, something of my blood, my life is in you,' Musa tells Danae, and explains more about this moving portrait than any political debate could.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 20, 2005
Amounts to little more than pictures from a family album.
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 15, 2005
It's a documentary of Upstairs Downstairs dimension.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
August 19, 2005
[The filmmaker] veers into self-indulgence, but Obeidallah's drive to give his kids a better life - even at the risk of abandoning their homeland - is touching.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 23, 2005
Becomes an odd companion piece to the stunning Capturing the Friedmans, one of the most disturbing chronicles of family dysfunction ever documented.
Read More | Original Score: B
June 17, 2005
Slim, heartbreaking film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 10, 2005
The man at its heart is a 76-year-old Palestinian named Musa, and if he and we are never quite sure what the movie is truly about it's still a pleasure to make his acquaintance.
Read More | Original Score: C+
June 10, 2005
Elon uses quiet and silence to great effect.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 9, 2005
Layered, loving and deeply personal.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 5, 2005
Compelling with its inside-out look at the crisis of the Middle-East, even if there is a fair bit of narcissism involved.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 2, 2005
Though, at times a bit incomplete, this documentary is still quite endearing, engaging and extremely educational in matters of politics and heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 21, 2005
Elon shines a light on Israeli-Palestinian relations in ways that are profound, human and hopeful.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 21, 2005
A work of powerful humanism that could unsettle entrenched points of view.
May 13, 2005
Elon presumably intends to send a positive message about individual relationships transcending politics, but the film leaves too much unsaid to do so.
May 13, 2005
Full of heart-rending moments, in which people of good faith search for answers to what, in the end, remain painfully irreconcilable questions.
May 13, 2005
Fascinating in its reticence, pic's honest, well-intentioned exploration involving two families fearlessly emerges with a far different picture than was originally envisioned.
May 8, 2005
This brisk, flavorful film deals with the difficult strains that politics can put on personal relations...
May 6, 2005
Elon has created a poignant exploration of not only the Palestinian/Israeli conflict but also the deep, complex bonds between loved ones.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 5, 2005
Touching, painful and powerfully affecting, Another Road Home is an amazing achievement of personal filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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