Our Lady of the Nile (Notre-Dame du Nil)

2019

Our Lady of the Nile (Notre-Dame du Nil)

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Critic Reviews for Our Lady of the Nile (Notre-Dame du Nil)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (6)

  • An engrossing tale of growing tension that explodes into violence.

    Sep 14, 2019 | Full Review…
  • They're coming of age amidst violence and imperialism, but the film's heart lies in the wide-eyed wonder of adolescence, so compellingly depicted by the first-time actors.

    Sep 7, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • If "Our Lady of the Nile" is ultimately not the definitive telling of the genocide, it is something equally valuable: the tragedy's illuminative prequel, a straightforward origin story faithfully adapted from an essential text.

    Sep 5, 2019 | Full Review…

    Mark Keizer

    Variety
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  • Rahimi's film is a heart-breaking look at the corruption of innocence: breathtaking cinematography and a sprightly jazz-infused score bring out how sweet that innocence was, so it's all the more devastating to see it cruelly snatched away.

    Sep 19, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Director Atiq Rahimi has once again created a beautiful and disturbing work of cinema.

    Sep 16, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Frightening, sometimes confusing but strangely captivating, this is an unusual history lesson shot with verve and laced with violence.

    Sep 5, 2019 | Full Review…

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