God Grew Tired Of Us Reviews

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February 6, 2007
About the untold ways in which males can and have nurtured one another in ways that build and create a sense of family and community.
February 4, 2007
If you've seen Lost Boys Of Sudan, much of this will seem familiar. It's basically different boys and a little star-power backing. If you haven't seen their story, it's worth a look.
February 3, 2007
Can there really be no footage of their uncertainty, anger at unfriendly Americans, even an embrace of bad habits?
February 2, 2007
This moving documentary by Christopher Quinn vividly contrasts the material hunger of the third world (on the plane trip over the men devour the condiments included with their airline meal) and the spiritual starvation of the first world.
February 1, 2007
The sobering portrait is a rather conventional production that moves on to the next bullet point with an efficiency in place of exploration.
January 27, 2007
I appreciate writer/director Quinn's four year effort in telling their story, making this a decent companion piece to the 2003 doc [Lost Boys of Sudan]
January 25, 2007
The importance of the material and Quinn's approach to it allow God Grew Tired of Us to transcend its pedestrian cinematic virtues.
January 22, 2007
God may be tired of us, but if these men's lives are any indication, he certainly isn't finished with us.
January 20, 2007
A documentary to make you proud of what America offers to the rest of the world and worried that it can't keep its promises.
January 20, 2007
It is a story worth telling over and over.
January 20, 2007
An inspiring documentary, proving that the American Dream is still alive and that the human spirit is, indeed, indomitable.
January 19, 2007
Three Sudanese men struggle to adjust to life in the United States -- from their perspective, a very strange place -- in this affecting and well-made culture-shock documentary.
January 19, 2007
What does it say about the American society we've created that it makes war-scarred visitors miss their refugee camp?
January 18, 2007
An inspiring documentary about three immigrants from the Sudan and their strong connection to their African roots and values.
January 18, 2007
While it is emotionally and spiritually satisfying, its optimistic point of view avoids harder truths it might have explored.
January 18, 2007
[An] affecting and engaging film.
January 18, 2007
It's worth seeing simply for the reunion between one of the men, a lovely spirit named John Bul Dau, and his long-separated mother.
January 18, 2007
Their optimism and persistence is moving on a supremely human level, and much more a than gut-check to anyone who's lost perspective on their own fortune.
January 14, 2007
A slicker, more upbeat, celebrity driven telling of the same story presented in 2004's Lost Boys of Sudan.
January 13, 2007
A funny, squishy, yet painfully honest film that is a delight to watch.
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