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The Manor Reviews

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
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.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 24, 2013
A terminally uninvolving documentary...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto
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.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Jay Stone
May 16, 2013
There is much unhappiness on display in The Manor, and it is shown with warts-and-all intimacy by Shawney Cohen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
May 10, 2013
A shockingly honest and often heartbreaking film ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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James Adams
Globe and Mail
May 10, 2013
A fine directorial debut, at once frank and compassionate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jason Gorber
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
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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