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Benjamin Britten: Peace And Conflict Reviews

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Jennifer Tate
May 23, 2013
Successful in its elucidation of the composer's music style and personal politics, but the tone fluctuates far too often and some of the actors aren't quite up to scratch.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out
May 21, 2013
Promising in theory, but clunky writing and direction in the boyhood flashbacks combines with seemingly arbitrary time-shifts to make this a turgid viewing experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times
May 23, 2013
The purest, most sincere fan letter ever written.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Charlotte O'Sullivan
London Evening Standard
May 24, 2013
The material covered in this homage is fascinating but the end product could, unless you're already a huge fan, put you off Britten for life.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Steve O'Brien
Total Film
May 14, 2013
Director Tony Britten (no relation) paints a compelling picture of the left-wing revolution which seduced an entire generation of young aesthetes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Steve Rose
May 23, 2013
Unlikely to bring the composer to new audiences, but music lovers will find it illuminating and evocative ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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