Incitement Reviews

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May 26, 2020
Amir is portrayed with such great humanity by Yehuda Nahari, who creates a character that is sincere, charming, and yet increasingly frightening.
April 18, 2020
Zilberman creates something of a slow burn over the course of the film's two hours, making its final moments all the more dramatic.
March 13, 2020
[T]he screenplay ... is deft in the way it evades any simple explanation for the man's transformation into a zealot and a murderer.
March 5, 2020
An overdetailed but engrossing portrait of an ideological assassin and a powerful condemnation of fanaticism.
March 5, 2020
It is a chilling film, a true story that unfolds like a taut thriller.
March 4, 2020
All the usual excuses for violent action in the service of self-righteous ideology get trotted out in Yigal's measured, steady progression toward political murder, and they're familiar to the point of ridiculousness.
February 25, 2020
What propels this swiftly paced character study is witnessing Amir's transformation...
February 21, 2020
[Presents] an informative depiction of the many factions and debates then and continuing to today.
February 14, 2020
Although its harrowing true-life backstory takes place a generation ago, this character-driven thriller is conveyed with a powerful contemporary urgency.
February 14, 2020
The cumulative effect of the demonization of Rabin and Amir's descent into being radicalized feels frighteningly of the moment, something we see on our news feeds every day.
February 13, 2020
In a masterful performance, Yehuda Nahari Halevi shows us a sincere believer who aligned himself with radical extremists.
February 10, 2020
Less a fall from grace or portrait of a monster, it's a compelling, mostly matter-of-fact exercise which taps into tension despite the inevitability of where it's headed.
February 7, 2020
A chilling portrait of how fanaticism can grow and be enabled, this is a matter-of-fact film that moves with an awful inexorability toward its foregone conclusion.
February 3, 2020
Incitement is an extremely interesting film because of the story it tells, and is altogether watchable-but it's rather lacking in lightness, humor, or grace.
February 1, 2020
"Incitement" can be a tough sit at times, but it's compelling enough to worthy of a recommendation.
January 31, 2020
Director/co-screenwriter Yaron Zilberman deftly blends archival footage with scenes of Yigal becoming increasingly committed to murdering the Prime Minister.
January 30, 2020
No superficial bio-pic, this smart, thrilling, even-handed study conveys clues to what underlay Amir's deep hatred and twisted sociopathy.
January 30, 2020
"Incitement" grabs a third rail and holds on tight.
January 30, 2020
Admirably, Yaron Zilberman's film focuses on the cyclical nature of violence in a decades-old conflict.
January 26, 2020
Fraught and damning throughout.
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