The Manor Reviews

May 10, 2013
A shockingly honest and often heartbreaking film ...
May 10, 2013
A fine directorial debut, at once frank and compassionate.
October 25, 2018
The documentary isn't about the strip club; it's about a family's desire to become physically and emotionally healthy again.
July 11, 2013
What keeps Cohen's doc from slipping into comic stereotypes or reality-TV programming is his long, worried, head-on stare at his troubled parents. His pained, poignant gaze at them, trapped together but apart in a tawdry business's shadow, fascinates.
June 24, 2013
A terminally uninvolving documentary...
May 16, 2013
The doc could easily have tipped into caricature or grotesquerie, but Cohen's compassion for his subjects keeps the project steady and respectful.
May 16, 2013
There is much unhappiness on display in The Manor, and it is shown with warts-and-all intimacy by Shawney Cohen.
April 25, 2013
Beyond the boobs and bombast, this is a family drama caught on film...The Manor is the Godfather of Jewish Strip-Club Owning Family Films