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The Insult (L'insulte) (2018)

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Working its way through courtroom arguments, the movie never transcends the main tension established early on, but Doueiri does a competent job of exploring the sources of anger on both sides without valorizing either of them.

September 5, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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This gorgeously shot and classily acted feature might be a reel too long but is nonetheless a fascinating piece of work ...

August 31, 2017 | Full Review…

The tinderbox of Lebanese politics and identity sparks into a controlled conflagration in Ziad Doueiri's calculatedly explosive drama "The Insult."

August 31, 2017 | Full Review…

How Joelle Touma's script progresses is heavy-handed in its desire to augment the tensions and provide justifications, but it's still powerful nonetheless.

September 8, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The latest allegorical drama from Lebanese auteur Doueiri (West Beirut, The Attack) draws on the history of the Middle East and long-standing tensions between Palestinians and Lebanese Christians. But even without that subtext, the film would still play.

September 7, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The film can't be faulted for its attempt to argue for some kind of humane kinship and reconciliation, even if this attempt ends up dissolving the enmity in a sentimentality that, given what has come before, strains credibility.

September 1, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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