High Ground Reviews

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
November 5, 2012
Moving account of 11 disabled veterans on an expedition to climb Mount Lobuche in the Himalayas.
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
November 1, 2012
"High Ground" is a moving documentary that is both the film it presents itself to be and something more.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
November 1, 2012
Brown ... translates a collage of experiences - some desperate, some hopeful, all tragic - into a first-person commentary on the malign reverberations of war.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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November 1, 2012
Brown takes advantage of the opportunity to present a broad array of feelings, less on the nature of these conflicts in particular and more on the mindset of the soldier in war - and the difficulties faced when no longer in the midst of the conflict.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
November 1, 2012
[An] impressively restrained documentary ...
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
October 31, 2012
A less than inspiring documentary about extremely inspiring individuals, "High Ground" is worth seeing for what it shows rather than how it shows it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze
October 28, 2012
PTSD documentary provides a poignant portrait of wounded Irag and Afghan War vets as they scale Himalayan mountain.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix
October 25, 2012
Backed by the astounding beauty of the Himalayas, their struggle to reach the peak is healing for them and illuminating for the rest of us.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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