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.
March 12, 2001
Not merely affecting and illuminating; it concludes on a note of hope.
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
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.