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Precious Life Reviews

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Top Critic
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
September 11, 2010
An enthralling experience.
Simon Foster
July 24, 2011
The thematic dimensions of its hostile locale are gripping, but the heart of the film belongs to a little boy. It is his struggle, and not those over borders and ideologies, that emerges as the most crucial.
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest
November 19, 2010
Extraordinary...provides a gripping, intimate perspective on the ages-old conflict between Jews and Palestinians... Powerful stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Cara Nash
FILMINK (Australia)
July 19, 2011
Eye-opening and often devastating, this documentary challenges audiences to confront and question their own biases and assumptions.
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
July 15, 2011
The best of man and the worst of man - side by side and face to face ... one of those stories about the human condition that gives us both hope and reason for despair
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)
July 19, 2011
The issues in this particular conflict are immensely difficult ones, but, despite the film's flaws, this is quite an inspirational story among all the bad news from that part of the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter
September 10, 2010
It focuses on people trying to make a positive difference in societies dominated by chaos and destruction.
Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto
September 13, 2010
Precious Life, the story of Mohammad, a Gazan infant who is given life-saving treatment in an Israeli hospital, is full of profound paradoxes.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
January 7, 2011
The engrossing story of a Palestinian infant with a rare and deadly disease who can only be saved by a Jewish doctor in the Tel-Hashomer Hospital in Jerusalem.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

National Post
March 29, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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