Rabin, the Last Day Reviews

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March 10, 2016
An unusual work that mixes genres to at times awkward but always powerful effect.
February 5, 2016
With material this powerful, we shouldn't have to continually be puzzling out what's real and what's staged.
January 29, 2016
Frequently horrifying and never less than absorbing, "Rabin, the Last Day" is a meticulously observant portrait of a broken society.
January 28, 2016
It's a profoundly frustrating movie, which is to say that it's an authentic expression of profound frustration.
January 28, 2016
At times overemphatic (no one will ever accuse Gitai of holding too much back), this docu-thriller is also agonizingly suspenseful, despite the foreordained conclusion.
January 28, 2016
The movie is almost literally a trial to watch, demonstrating all the passion and excitement of an unedited C-SPAN broadcast.
January 11, 2018
Rabin, the Last Day is [Gitai's] most complete work in quite a while. It is not complete in every way, not a work whose depth befits its essence, but still, it is a respectable film.
September 26, 2017
Rabin, the Last Day works as a stunning example of political filmmaking imbued with a sense of formal and conceptual freedom.
April 26, 2016
An admirable elegy for the lost opportunity to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 1, 2016
There is a gaping hole at the heart of this movie where Rabin should be. His death, rather than his life, is the star of this film.
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