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Sequestro (kidnapping) (2010)



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A Brazilian documentary by award-winning Jorge W Atalla.

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Critic Reviews for Sequestro (kidnapping)

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

Filming over four years and tracking several cases, the Brazilian director Jorge W. Atalla favors a fevered shooting style that's repetitious and disorienting but also effortlessly dramatic.

September 10, 2010 | Rating: 3.5/5
New York Times
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Sequestro is a tremendous feat of inspired structuring and editing.

September 9, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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There are riveting moments, especially in tastefully shot interviews with former captives, who quietly describe their physical and psychological torture.

September 9, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Much of Sequestro looks, basically, like COPS.

September 7, 2010 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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Ultimately electrifying, both in what it reveals and how it reveals it.

August 13, 2010 | Full Review…
Top Critic

With its vérité footage and synthesized score, Sequestro at times plays like a non-trashy episode of Cops.

September 14, 2010 | Full Review…
Moving Pictures Magazine

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