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Gripping and clear-eyed, In the Same Breath captures history as it's being written -- and governmental failures as they amplify worldwide tragedy. Read critic reviews

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  • Outstanding director Nanfu Wang was prescient enough to send a covert team of cameras into hospitals, homes, and morgues to capture the truth and anguish, then follow the virus-and the bungling cover-up-across the sea to America.

    February 20, 2021 | Full Review…
  • The result is a chilling, truly absorbing film with big implications for the future.

    February 10, 2021 | Full Review…
  • Moving between the public and the classified, [director Nanfu Wang] elevates the piece with heartbreaking testimony from American nurses on the front line.

    February 4, 2021 | Full Review…
  • "In the Same Breath" is a fervent work of reporting, filled with shocking revelations on both a close-up, experiential level and on the level of overarching statistics and trends.

    February 2, 2021 | Full Review…
  • Both a thorough damnation of how China and America lied to their people about the threat of COVID, and a feat of disarming empathy for those who have been gravely misled.

    January 29, 2021 | Full Review…
  • Shocking and heartrending...

    January 29, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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