Sarbjit (2016)

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Sarbjit Singh, an Indian resident of the Bhikhiwind village at the Indo-Pak border, was convicted as a terrorist by Pakistan's Supreme Court in 1991. After 22 years on death row, he was attacked by fellow inmates in jail and died in a Lahore hospital six days later.

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Critic Reviews for Sarbjit

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Sarbjit is at times genuinely moving and features a family reunion sequence that will reduce you to tears.

Nov 14, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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It makes you cherish your loved ones - and appreciate others too.

Mar 28, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The loud and insistent melodrama takes away from the pathos of the central character's story.

Oct 31, 2017 | Full Review…

... like an old school, middle-of-the-road movie, Sarbjit wants to spell it out for the viewer. In doing so, it makes a meal out of its subject.

Oct 30, 2017 | Full Review…

Sarbjit feels too contrived and never becomes powerfully evocative.

Aug 31, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

From this solid material, director Omung Kumar fashions a film that is structurally clumsy and overtly high-pitched but also strongly enacted and genuinely moving.

Jan 9, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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