The Edukators Reviews

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March 1, 2007
It's deeply heartfelt and affecting, filmed with a nervy camera style that lends a vivid immediacy to the action.
October 21, 2006
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
April 1, 2006
October 7, 2005
What is interesting to watch are the unexpected turns that occur when a jilted lover, a kidnapped rich capitalist and a pair of new lovers are cooped up in an isolated chalet.
September 22, 2005
Although The Edukators, directed by Hans Weingartner, is a German-language film, it is set in a global village where all politics are local.
September 15, 2005
Captures the frustration of those who sense something deeply dysfunctional in the political and economic status quo but feel impotent do anything about it.
September 9, 2005
The situations feel real, the injustices believable and the human frailty is all too recognizable.
September 9, 2005
Intelligent, entertaining and, yes, educational as it looks at the nature of political activism now and then.
August 21, 2005
Sticking it to the man, German-style, is the subject of this smart, kicky little gem that owes as much to Guy Debord and the Situationists of yore.
August 20, 2005
August 19, 2005
The Edukators makes clear that everyone plays by rules they didn't make, then excuses themselves for not changing the world.
August 16, 2005
A kinder, gentler Fight Club...
August 13, 2005
August 12, 2005
If you can look beyond the simple-minded Socratic political discourse, The Edukators reveals itself as warm, humane and sad.
August 12, 2005
The shifting dynamics in the group keep the story interesting.
August 11, 2005
The Edukators takes an eternity to get past the setup and on to the main conflict.
August 10, 2005
The surprise ending is gimmicky, but the character study is consistently enthralling. The Edukators is educational-not intellectually, but emotionally.
August 8, 2005
Sublimely funny, surprisingly warm-hearted little story about the war between the idealistic young people and the conservative rich folks.
August 5, 2005
The whole thing feels messy, painful, funny and believable, just like that hideous circus known as real life.
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