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Beyond Hatred (Au-dela de la haine) Reviews

June 16, 2007
Visually, Beyond Hatred is precise, handsome -- even brilliant.
Read More | Original Score: B
June 16, 2007
Director Olivier Meyrou takes a potently oblique vérité approach, and his remarkable level of access reveals the limitations and equivocal mercies of human understanding with uncommon grace.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/6
June 15, 2007
An example of a film whose style doesn't merely suit its story but amplifies its meanings.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 14, 2007
Paced like a drama, imbued with a spellbinding intimacy, and impressionistic in its visual portrayal of crime and punishment, it follows the 2002 murder of Francois Chenu, a gay man beaten by Nazi skinheads and left to drown in a nearby pond in Reims.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 13, 2007
Thankfully, Meyrou's intent isn't to launch a predictable crusade against homophobia itself, but to quietly understand the factors that molded this young trio into senseless killers.
October 30, 2006
Exemplifies the finest French traditions of dignified rationalism in the pursuit of understanding - in both personal and judicial contexts.
April 25, 2006
Movingly accompanies the family of Francois Chenu, a gay man murdered by three skinheads in 2002, down the road to forgiveness.