Sand Storm (Sufat Chol) Reviews

November 10, 2016
The movie is like a study in prisoner psychology.
October 6, 2016
It's set in the heart of the desert, but the disturbances of the quietly impressive "Sand Storm" rage not in the natural world but in the intimate corners of the human heart.
September 28, 2016
Rich in cultural specifics but also universal longings.
September 28, 2016
It's a fairly familiar critique of patriarchy from a humanist, feminist perspective, but one put across with some very impressive filmmaking skills by a first-time director.
September 27, 2016
As a director, Ms. Zexer has a fine eye for the texture of daily life, which she fills in with resonant physical details and sweeping, scene-setting views.
September 27, 2016
This emotionally intelligent first feature offers a sympathetic but clear-eyed look at the tangled skein of inequalities that entrap women (and the men they love and resent) in a Bedouin village.
September 27, 2016
The lead performances have power, whereas pictorially the film is pretty rough and ordinary.
January 28, 2016
It's a lovely, deeply affecting film.