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Walk on Water Reviews

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April 28, 2005
Walk on Water tracks the shifting dynamics of Eyal's relationships with the grandchildren, and they're three people whose behavior will make sense to you only if you've never met any actual humans.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
March 3, 2005
Now with a bigger budget and a much longer running time, Fox has opted instead to use long stretches of talk to do the job for him.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 7, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 4, 2005
Most art house movies don't have enough drama. Walk on Water has twice as much as it needs.
February 24, 2005
Fox couldn't decide what sort of film this is: action, morality play, or romantic comedy. We got copious amounts of each, ... water[ing] down a very promising start.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 13, 2005
Fox's tidy ending is anything but miraculous.
May 27, 2005
Honorable but not particularly affecting...
Read More | Original Score: '2.5/4'
November 8, 2004
In Eytan Fox's Walk on Water, the Sea of Galilee is paved with good intentions.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
March 24, 2005
The film's themes are undermined by a heavy-handed use of paradox and symbolism.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 5, 2005
Fox (Yossi & Jagger) never builds a full-blooded drama around the all-too- apparent scaffolding of Uchovsky's script.
March 4, 2005
Fox can't decide if Walk on Water is a terrorist thriller or a gay buddy story, and neither can the viewer.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
March 3, 2005
The complex questions Walk on Water raises receive only confused answers.
March 3, 2005
An overly schematic, deeply flawed script and wan perfs keep this from being a crossover crowd-pleaser.
March 4, 2005
Fox intends to draw historical parallels between Jewish and Palestinian victims, but the film nearly drowns in earnest morality.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 18, 2005
Watching, you can't help but feel the issues, the serious as well as the fun ones, are ill-served by the perfunctory examinations offered by the filmmaker.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 26, 2005
Ultimately sinks under the weight of an unwieldy script and uncommunicative performances.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 30, 2005
Familiar territory
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 12, 2005
Half a gem with its legs cut out from under it by its desire to have its cake and eat it, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
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