Long Night's Journey into Day Reviews

February 5, 2018
Martha Henry gives even the transcendent Katharine Hepburn a run for her money in the dope-addicted sweepstakes. A painful pleasure.
June 6, 2005
July 30, 2003
February 4, 2002
March 12, 2001
Not merely affecting and illuminating; it concludes on a note of hope.
March 8, 2001
You Should Pay Nine Bucks to See This If: Because you're not going to learn about this stuff from the evening news.
February 14, 2001
As they demonstrated in their previous collaborations ... Reid and Hoffmann tackle controversial issues with passion and conviction.
January 1, 2000
Moving and purposefully complex.
January 1, 2000
A beautiful and often disturbing reflection on the nature of truth and forgiveness.
January 1, 2000
Spare, direct, and devastatingly effective, the film puts fuzzy, big-word concepts like absolution and redemption into an agonizingly vivid context.
January 1, 2000
Wrenching, powerful material.
January 1, 2000
Long Night's Journey Into Day succeeds in providing chilling glimpses into the horrors of apartheid.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Like the reconciliation process itself, it is both painful and rewarding to see.
January 1, 2000
Apartheid has been the subject of several documentaries and fiction films, most of them quite effective. But none has taken the troubling approach of Long Night's Journey Into Day.
January 1, 2000
Refreshingly free of the high-mindedness that plagues so many well-meaning documentaries.