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Israel: A Home Movie Reviews

October 9, 2013
Some titles embrace us. They seem to have been waiting, affectionately quintessential -- the heart of the matter. Such is Israel: A Home Movie.
October 9, 2013
This haunting cinematic collage puts a human face on the country's strife-wracked history.
July 11, 2013
Ultimately, this film reveals the Israeli self-image, but not much more.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 10, 2013
The footage often speaks for itself; at times, it seems like Israel would work better as a silent film, allowing the home movies to serve their original function without commentary.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 10, 2013
The images and voices are a mix of the curious, the compassionate, the condescending and worse.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 10, 2013
Filling in the gaps about the who, what and where, much less the why, of it all isn't on the menu.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 10, 2013
The stakes are higher, but the premise is more or less the same as when grandpa whips out the projector.