Big Sonia Reviews

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November 19, 2018
A visual reminder of time's arrow and other, more important losses.
February 8, 2018
Filmed with great respect and palpable love for its subject, "Big Sonia" is one of those documentaries that seems to bring its own light - just like the woman at its center.
December 8, 2017
This loving tribute of a documentary essentially aims to expand Sonia's audience.
December 7, 2017
A tenderly rendered inspirational piece about the healing power of forging human connections that wisely maintains its focus on its spirited, stylish main subject.
November 16, 2017
The loose structure is bound by a thread of motherhood. Sonia's children, two daughters and a son, are lively, intelligent, and deeply affected by their parents' trauma.
November 16, 2017
Sonia is a powerful subject, but "Big Sonia" brings little perspective to her story.
November 19, 2018
The story of Sonia's life, lovingly told in this deeply emotional film, proves the resilience of the human spirit, and that love always wins over hate.
August 1, 2018
In a documentary as heartwarming as it is heartbreaking, directors Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday chronicle this 91-year-old, amazing woman in "Big Sonia."
January 24, 2018
It is not just the fact that Sonia suffered ... Rather, it's those details plus the delightfully ordinary quality of who she is today that makes her trajectory so extraordinary.
January 19, 2018
A perceptive story with some unexpected twists.
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