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We Went To War Reviews

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard
March 29, 2013
Grigsby's quiet film doesn't try for polemic but simply tells what looks very much like the unalloyed truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
March 28, 2013
This sad, unhurriedfilm is like a short story by Larry McMurtry.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Jenkins
Little White Lies
March 28, 2013
Moving, but never manipulative. And beautifully photographed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph (UK)
March 28, 2013
The film conjures a profound sense of space and peace, and contains not a single shot of conflict.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jennifer Tate
ViewLondon
March 27, 2013
A tender and poetic documentary, which revisits a group of veterans as they discuss their emotional scars left by the Vietnam War, We Went to War is extremely powerful, thanks to its personal interviews and strong and compassionate direction.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
March 25, 2013
A compelling look at the lingering devastation of war.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
George Bass
Total Film
March 22, 2013
Forty years after interviewing fresh-faced Vietnam vets for his 1970 documentary I Was A Soldier, British filmmaker Michael Grigsby returns to Texas to find his subjects pushing 70 and still living with PTSD.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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