Footnote Reviews

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June 18, 2013
At the last... Footnote is so intelligently and deftly made that we are glad it exists.
April 13, 2012
"Footnote" deals with ambition, isolation, the dangers of too much success and the inevitable gap between generations.
April 13, 2012
Cedar mines dark humor from the humiliations of identity checks and pecking orders.
April 10, 2012
Footnote requires little knowledge of Judaism and its texts. Rather, it's about the complications of love, guilt, and rage.
April 6, 2012
Israeli writer-director Joseph Cedar's tale of two Talmudic scholars set in present-day Jerusalem, while not exactly side-splitting, is quietly riotous. And, yes, the guffaws are bittersweet.
April 5, 2012
At times, the film seems to turn into a microfiche machine, with the story's sections divided by frames thumping past us as if propelled by a researcher, eyes scanning.
May 3, 2016
Everything now in place, Footnote's almost wordless last 15 minutes are exquisitely choreographed.
August 15, 2014
[A] mix of dry humor and bleak drama.
August 10, 2014
a consistently inconsistent drama that could and should have been so much better.
September 8, 2013
Who knew scholarly politics would be so boring?
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