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The Rabbi's Cat Reviews

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
January 17, 2013
It's a wild and vivid ride and a spirited reminder of the kinship between Jewish and Arab cultural traditions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
December 7, 2012
"Ambitious" isn't the word here; "random" is more like it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
December 6, 2012
The film presents an often sharp commentary on dueling beliefs and idiocies that unfolds in lush pastel hues and distinctively retro drawings.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
December 6, 2012
Though we wander a bit, the trip is a delight, thanks to the witty company.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Tasha Robinson
AV Club
December 6, 2012
While the scenes don't always fit together thematically or tonally, each one is its own polished gem.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Sarah Fisch
Village Voice
December 5, 2012
An absorbing, nuanced, and vividly animated tale of adventure, ambivalent morality, colonial injustice, talking animals, and the vagaries of religious zeal and colonialism.
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Boyd van Hoeij
June 6, 2011
It is often colorful, witty and inspired, but also too episodic, and lacks a strong ending.
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Jordan Mintzer
Hollywood Reporter
June 2, 2011
Despite the overstuffed storytelling, Sfar and co-director Antoine Delesvaux provide an incredible palette of visuals culled from the style Sfar originally created on paper.