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Walk on Water Reviews

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May 29, 2007
The negotiation of each character's burdensome collective history as they try to figure out how to proceed into a more rational future, makes for engaging and articulate multinational storytelling.
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June 29, 2005
Israeli filmmaker Fox and his cast create vivid, recognisable characters who dare to grapple with untouchable topics.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 19, 2005
An entertaining, sensitive thriller highlighted by Lior Ashkenazi, a babe magnet if there ever was one, that only falls apart with its simplistic, feel-good climax.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 17, 2005
Fast moving and intelligent enough to hold the interest of anyone with a marginal understanding of politics and history.
| Original Score: 3/4
June 17, 2005
An ambitious film, wrapped inside the package of a thriller, that delivers on most - if not all - of its lofty aspirations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 15, 2005
Most definitely, there's something happening here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 9, 2005
It's essentially a personal drama, but the fact that it plays out within the barest framework of a genre thriller gives it a weird, appealing edge.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
June 3, 2005
Ashkenazi ... (is) believable as an instrument of crude justice, a good soldier who's only just beginning to question his orders.
Read More | Original Score: A-
June 2, 2005
In spite of the string of false notes struck at the close, Walk on Water leaves you with much to admire and to ponder, including a trio of fine performances.
May 27, 2005
As frustrating and overbearing as parts of the film are, the inability to pin it down completely does makes it all the more watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 27, 2005
Honorable but not particularly affecting...
Read More | Original Score: '2.5/4'
May 27, 2005
What holds all the divisions of Walk on Water, and the rest of Fox's ambitious but slightly far-flung agenda, together is Ashkenazi's stirring performance.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 12, 2005
The history of this film sparkles with fresh thinking.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 8, 2005
Has its heart in the right place, but the grim reality of day-to-day events in the region nullify its strained opposites-attract formulaics.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 6, 2005
The picture takes a satisfyingly long time revealing secrets.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 29, 2005
Terrific Israeli drama.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 29, 2005
The film deals with many serious issues, some of them only superficially, but Fox places them all in the context of the growing friendship between the two opposites.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 29, 2005
If you want to test the current state of Israel's collective soul you could do a whole lot worse than Walk on Water.
April 28, 2005
Affecting performances by the cast place those abstract issues firmly in the human world.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 28, 2005
This movie already has enough topics on the table. As a result, none gets the attention it deserves.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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