Hold Back (2012)





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Art House & International
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Critic Reviews for Hold Back

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Brisk and brash, the latest twist on well-worn Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story themes has an irresistibly youthful zest that easily transcends and justifies the rough edges of its unvarnished approach.

Full Review… | May 24, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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The societal observations in Djaidani's film aren't too much more complex than those of the parodied performance artists, though the movie does have its dashes of insight.

Full Review… | March 16, 2013
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Hold Back

With a naturalistic approach that uses grainy visuals and an appropriate handheld camera, this urban drama is able to make a statement against intolerance and hypocrisy even though it resorts to some cheap narrative tricks and is not really sure how to end.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

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