Disobedience Reviews

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May 25, 2018
The film gets the exterior structures of religion, and even gets the idea of belief, but fails to grasp its content...Of course, such considerations are easy to overlook when a decade's worth of repressed sexuality is bubbling over.
May 21, 2018
Ronit is rebellious, Esti is repressed-two points that Disobedience repeats over and over until the dynamic starts to feel caricatured.
May 17, 2018
A beautifully crafted tale that will make your heart ache, thanks to two standout leading performances and a great supporting one.
May 16, 2018
Lelio and the actors tell the story through fraught silences and meaningful glances, with Weisz and McAdams movingly conveying the feeling of being lost - and found - together.
May 13, 2018
Lelio's subdued approach to the material robs it of potential emotional power but also keeps the story grounded.
May 11, 2018
Lelio's film is about more than sex, or its perhaps easy ability to shock. It is a love story, as beautiful as it is devastating.
May 4, 2019
Never seeks to condemn the orthodoxy of faith either, rather there's a recognition of its own values, and its ultimate message on the frailties of free will results in a film that is challenging, engaging and affecting.
April 24, 2019
All three principal actors are excellent, bringing out nuances of their characters' inner wishes and clashes in their moving scenes together.
January 26, 2019
Chilean director Sebastián Lelio lends this adaptation of Naomi Alderman's 2006 novel of the same name an outsider's curiosity... only a foreigner could bring this much lyricism to locations within spitting distance of the North Circular.
January 19, 2019
Never earns what it works so hard to achieve
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