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Grandma, a Thousand Times Reviews

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Cynthia Fuchs
December 7, 2011
Teta, Alf Marra is a loving portrait of Teta's aging process, at once funny and reverent, amiable and acute.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
December 2, 2011
Warmhearted and defiantly unsentimental, "Grandma, a Thousand Times" gains lightness from Teta's tart observations ... and the director's stylistic sprightliness.
| Original Score: 4/5
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International
December 1, 2011
Charming, short tribute to Lebanese filmmaker's beloved Beirut grandmother, her memories and deep-rooted values is more home movie than big-screen-worthy, but will warm up any screen.
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
November 30, 2011
Director Mahmoud Kaabour is Fatima's grandson, and she instantly seizes on--lightly, in her way--the guilt and panic that's inspired him to make this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
November 29, 2011
It's at least enough to inspire a phone call to your own grandparents.
Don Groves
June 28, 2011
Touching doco profiles a proud lioness of Lebanon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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