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Son of Babylon (Ibn Babil) Reviews

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August 10, 2016
...a marvel of minimalism...
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
June 28, 2011
A heartbreaking story of loss and forgiveness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 14, 2011
It's a sensitive, stoical, compassionate film with a subtle feel for the detail of everyday life in this shattered land.
February 11, 2011
Sometimes a film deserves deference. Sometimes, the only justified response is to bend one's knee. This is one of those films.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 10, 2011
A sombre, painful, worthwhile film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2011
A tough, tender, hugely moving work of mourning for all those Iraqi men and women who have disappeared since the Gulf War.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 10, 2011
Owing much to the humanist tradition of Iranian cinema, this visually striking and emotionally harrowing odyssey is played to the hilt by the non-professional cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 9, 2011
Al Daradji directs with a sure hand, avoiding icy realism and chest-beating melodrama. The result is warm, human and quietly devastating.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 7, 2011
A touching and tender road movie, although perhaps a little misty-eyed in the depiction of some of its characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 4, 2011
Sparse, tender and hypnotically moving.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 25, 2010
The road trip device may be a familiar one but it is a choice that broadens the appeal and accessibility of the film and takes it away from more political machinations into the realm of simpler storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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