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Mine Reviews

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
January 13, 2010
Geralyn Pezanoski's doc about the efforts to reunite Hurricane Katrina victims with their lost pooches is pretty soapy stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
January 12, 2010
Underreported and over-emotional, Geralyn Pezanoski's 81-minute doc exposť about dogs displaced during Hurricane Katrina moves slower than a basset hound to get to these and other thorny questions.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
March 1, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
January 16, 2010
A captivating, deeply moving, illuminating and well-balanced documentary for everyone, pet owner or not.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.25/10
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
January 15, 2010
Smart, sincere and affecting.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 15, 2010
An emotionally affecting documentary about the amazing animal rescue operation after Hurricane Katrina and the desperate quest of dog guardians who return to New Orleans to find their beloved pets
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 27, 2010
Mine is supplemented with a bevy of extras on the DVD...[that] makes the release a total package on animal welfare.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 30, 2010
...as all good documentaries should, just when Pezanoski's established a point of view favoring her subjects, she calls some of the points she has made well into question.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dan Lybarger
May 10, 2010
You'd have to have a heart as hard as Iron Man's armor not to be moved by this thoughtful documentary by Geralyn Pezanoski.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 7, 2010
This movie may improve the lives of animals never touched by storms, and encourage us to be kinder to the vulnerable creatures around us -- canine, feline, and human.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out
January 13, 2010
A deeper, more vexing subject is prodded in addition to the sobbing reflex.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jason Bailey
March 1, 2009
It's not just a sadness show; it's a thoughtful and involving look at a difficult side effect of a terrible tragedy.
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
January 7, 2010
The documentary has a lot to say about human compassion, government bureaucracy and the problems inherent after disasters on a large scale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Pam Grady
Boxoffice Magazine
January 15, 2010
People who love animals would do well to bring tissues and lots of them if they go to see Mine. The one thing all of the individual stories have in common is that no matter how well or how poorly the stories come out, they are overwhelming poignant.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
February 12, 2010
If you've ever lost a pet, or grown misty at the sight of a lost-pet poster, this movie will raise your hopes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine
September 24, 2014
The impassioned wrangling between individuals, their pets, and the ad hoc organizations trying to do the right thing makes for a most perturbing film.
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