Man At War (2012)





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Jacek Blawut's documentary "Man at War" puts the spotlight on men fascinated by World War II who pursue their passion in the realm of computer games. Following players and their lives, the director inquires if we are witnessing the rise of a new type of human - homo virtualis. (c) Official Site
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Critic Reviews for Man At War

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

If you're not addicted to this particular game yourself, none of that is very interesting.

Full Review… | November 22, 2012
New York Times
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The nimble, funny Man at War examines a video game as return of the repressed-it could well be called Why We Keep Fighting.

Full Review… | November 20, 2012
Village Voice
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Blawut's fast-moving doc is a sharp rendering of a kind of tech-enabled time travel, and the way this online fraternity is rewriting history while very much in its grip.

Full Review… | October 25, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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A hopelessly myopic documentary look at videogamers obsessed with a very specific computer flight simulator that lacks any sort of compelling entrance point into its insular world.

Full Review… | November 13, 2012

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