Free Men Reviews

May 25, 2012
[A] socially nutritious, unimpeachably competent, but shapeless and sluggish wartime drama about the little-known collaboration between North African immigrants and the French Resistance.
May 25, 2012
I kept hoping to get caught up in it in more than a coolly intellectual way, but that never happened.
March 22, 2012
Rahim has the eyes of the young Mandy Patinkin. If only he had some of the wildness.
March 15, 2012
Underwhelming, bland and pedestrian with a weak screenplay that squanders its many opportunities to be thrilling, provocative and poignant.
March 13, 2012
Anyone expecting an Arabic Army of Shadows will be disappointed; if a muted, moodier approach to the material befits the social-issue subtext, it also severely dampens the tension and pacing that makes these films thrum.
March 13, 2012
Free Men never feels like a movie about a developing conscience, due largely to the shallowness of the protagonist as written and, by extension, Rahim's portrayal...
March 11, 2012
For much of its runtime, the film is simply there, decent for the most part, but at no point immersive.
March 8, 2012
It's almost a case of actor abuse.