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Waltz with Bashir Reviews

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May 31, 2009
Folman's personal journey to recover/understand his own memories in the context of a great national nightmare is a unique, arresting documentary that will stick with you for a good long while. I was so glad I was able to see it.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 14, 2009
Par le biais d'une approche filmique unique et novatrice, Ari Folman dresse un portrait sensible, effrayant et révoltant de la guerre.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 4, 2009
O último segundo de filme justifica, por si só, a necessidade inconsciente do cineasta em reprimir suas próprias lembranças.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 3, 2009
An extraordinary work of art that commands you to watch it more than once, and reveals itself anew each time you see it. Waltz With Bashir is a rare masterpiece that must be treasured.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 1, 2009
A thoughtful and original piece, revisiting the traumatic effects of the war in Lebanon in 1982.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 26, 2009
...a jarring and devastating animated documentary that explores the psychological trauma inflicted by warfare as well as any live-action war epic I've seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 21, 2009
The Oscar-nominated "Waltz With Bashir," by Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, is a dream-like movie, told in unique animation, about the horrors of war.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
March 20, 2009
This darkly serious film is a glaring example of the wide gap in cinematic taste between American and European audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/3
March 6, 2009
Although the film focuses on a particular conflict, it paints war in general as an absurd and primitive exercise that seems as inexplicable to its perpetrators as to its victims.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 4, 2009
Ari Folman, who wrote and directed Waltz with Bashir, creates an intriguing film. He uses unique animation which features muted, ochre imagery. It's like a nightmare from which you awake. But you stay unsettled for a long time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
February 27, 2009
"Bashir" is an animated film that mixes truth, memory and fantasy in a phantasmagoric concoction that is hard for the viewer to shake.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 27, 2009
An experience that will haunt all who see it.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
February 27, 2009
It's encouraging to see a nation so aware of its public image and defensive about its military decisions examine a dark day in its history.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
February 27, 2009
... a shattering personal story about how we absorb and submerge atrocity.
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
February 27, 2009
Powerful...one of the ten best films of 2008
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 26, 2009
The movie packs a powerful, emotional punch, and it resonates strongly, especially considering the continuing unrest in the Middle East.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 26, 2009
The result is a work of brute force but with fragile and dreamlike elements, whose complexities are a reminder of the consequences of 'simply following orders,' and the meaning of 'never forget.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 26, 2009
A dreamy, animated psycho-documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 24, 2009
However you feel about the movie, it's impossible to deny that it's really like nothing else. That may be both its strength and its weakness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 22, 2009
Art and artifice are sometimes a necessary buffer between reality and our minds
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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