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The Little Traitor Reviews

August 19, 2011
A minor drama about major events.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 2, 2010
Doesn't attempt much, doesn't accomplish much, doesn't offer much and doesn't leave you with anything memorable to take home with you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 3, 2010
The Little Traitor bounces between coming-of-age high jinks and clunky geopolitical lessons.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 14, 2010
The dialogue and Roth's storytelling manner are heavy handed...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 30, 2010
An interesting look at the transitory nature of enemies and the way history shifts alliances.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 22, 2010
All in all, a resonant theme, poorly played.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 25, 2010
The mix of mawkishness and polemic is naive. Children, though, will probably leave with a lot of good questions. A better movie would leave them with more.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 17, 2010
An engaging Israeli film about the days when the people throwing rocks, assassinating soldiers and setting off bombs were Jews out to carve a state for themselves out of the British "mandate" in Palestine.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 13, 2009
A lyrical yet emotionally spare film about the unexpected casualties of war.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2009
The cost of zealotry, and its collateral damage, aren't Roth's chief concerns -- humanity is -- but she manages to confect a film of both sweetness and subtle meaning.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 16, 2009
A muddled morality tale more interested in coming of age than getting of wisdom.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 16, 2009
A pleasing but light nostalgia piece with a frustratingly hasty ending, The Little Traitor doesn't lead to any big twist or revelation. For viewers with a fondness for Israel, though, it amounts to cinematic comfort food.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 14, 2009
Sentimental and a bit too cute in evoking a child's-eye view.
October 14, 2009
Numbingly simplistic in concept and execution...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 14, 2009
Set during a fascinating and hard-to-reduce moment in history, the movie steers clear of any but the most basic conflicts and resolutions.