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Red & White (Merah Putih) Reviews

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November 4, 2010
In the end it resorts to slow-motion violence, confirming its mediocrity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 8, 2010
The historical events may be little known but everything else from the swelling score to the cardboard characters feels all too familiar.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 3, 2010
This cliché-ridden war story from Indonesian director Yadi Sugandi suggests that the Dutch occupation of Indonesia in the post-war period played out like a tawdry TV movie made with the help of a dressing-up box and lots of fake blood and fireworks.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 3, 2010
Sub-standard battle scenes and ropey characterisation drain this powerful story of its impact. Less history than histrionic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 4, 2010
The subject is fascinating, but the approach is flawed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 4, 2010
Not too bad, though a little plodding.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 4, 2010
With the score swelling ludicrously every time the leads so much as scratch their heads, this would-be creation myth falls flat on its face.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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