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Time of Favor Reviews

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August 7, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 5, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 31, 2002
A headline-fresh thriller set among orthodox Jews on the West Bank, Joseph Cedar's Time Of Favor manages not only to find a compelling dramatic means of addressing a complex situation, it does so without compromising that complexity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 31, 2002
A good thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 31, 2002
Cedar takes a very open-minded approach to this sensitive material, showing impressive control, both visually and in the writing.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 25, 2002
Just as the recent Argentine film Son of the Bride reminded us that a feel-good movie can still show real heart, Time of Favor presents us with an action movie that actually has a brain.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 22, 2002
An unflinching, complex portrait of a modern Israel that is rarely seen on-screen.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 3, 2002
I enjoyed Time of Favor while I was watching it, but I was surprised at how quickly it faded from my memory.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 1, 2002
The tone is balanced, reflective and reasonable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 1, 2002
One of the most successful, provocative and intensely contemporary of Israeli films, so much so that to watch it is to feel the country having a passionate argument with itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 31, 2002
This fascinating look at Israel in ferment feels as immediate as the latest news footage from Gaza and, because of its heightened, well-shaped dramas, twice as powerful.
January 18, 2002
Packs a considerable wallop.
January 17, 2002
What distinguishes Time of Favor from countless other thrillers is its underlying concern with the consequences of words and with the complicated emotions fueling terrorist acts.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 15, 2002
A flawed but engrossing thriller.
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 20, 2002
Stylistically, it resembles a well-intentioned, earnest TV problem drama from the late '60s.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 30, 2002
Earnest but heavy-handed.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 31, 2002
Time of Favor could have given audiences the time of day by concentrating on the elements of a revealing alienation among a culture of people who sadly are at hostile odds with one another through recklessness and retaliation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 22, 2002
Places a slightly believable love triangle in a difficult-to-swallow setting, and then disappointingly moves the story into the realm of an improbable thriller.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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