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The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu Reviews

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
June 19, 2013
It leaves us almost gasping with its impudence.
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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
October 7, 2011
Uses Soviet-era lies to uncover buried truths about its subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
October 7, 2011
With its hefty running time, the film builds an unexpected emotional resonance, though never exactly sympathy...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Nicolas Rapold
Village Voice
September 10, 2011
As Ujica digs deeper, he enacts a petard-hoisting watchfulness.
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
September 8, 2011
A cinematic tour de force that tracks the rise, reign and grim fall of its subject.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Noel Murray
AV Club
September 8, 2011
The impression Autobiography gives is of the banality of malice, buried within staged celebrations and dry bureaucratic business.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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David Fear
Time Out
September 7, 2011
An epic indictment of media manipulation, this avant-doc delivers its coup de grāce once the camera finally demands accountability...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5