Burn Country Reviews

January 16, 2017
Despite some atmospheric touches, the film doesn't offer much meaningful insight into the struggle of a man trying desperately to assimilate into a new culture.
December 9, 2016
Nothing that follows Burn Country's jarring opening scene, which drops us without warning into an ongoing performance of an avant-garde play, quite lives up to its audacious intensity and strangeness.
December 9, 2016
Drama about Afghani "fixer" in U.S. has mature content.
December 6, 2016
The movie - at first scrappy and strange but an increasingly tough sit as it goes - never fixes its gaze on any singularly compelling idea.
December 4, 2016
For a film that warns against believing in a mirage, Burn Country seems all too comfortable perpetuating one.
June 13, 2016
Though [Rains is] strong in The Fixer, willing to push his character's initially endearing curiousity into aggressive and stubborn places and show real emotional confusion in a foreign land, the picture is otherwise a mixed bag.