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Another Road Home Reviews

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
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 10, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
June 9, 2005
Layered, loving and deeply personal.
Full Review | 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 5, 2005
Touching, painful and powerfully affecting, Another Road Home is an amazing achievement of personal filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 5, 2005
Deftly folded into the extraordinary documentary Another Road Home are an official story and an unofficial one, each with its own calculus of love and pain, braided together with uncommon delicacy and courage.
April 29, 2005
Well-intended and often poignant film that, unfortunately, too often bogs down in too much talk by its participants.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 28, 2005
'The personal is political' may be primarily associated with feminism, but it practically defines the Israeli filmmaker Danae Elon's fascinating journey into her past.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 28, 2005
What's remarkable about her film, in addition to its many moments of genuine spontaneity and emotion, is how much she learns along the way -- about families, patriarchy, intellect and anger.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 26, 2005
[A] moving film.