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Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    49

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    An ungainly hybrid of straight-up documentary and ingenuous reenactment.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Documents courage, but steers clear of character.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    Because Senesh died so young, it's hard to fill out a film of nearly 90 minutes that claims her as the subject, so director Grossman has resorted to using newsreel footage as well as re-creations, which, though discreet, add nothing special to the proceedings.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    Senesh was a budding writer, and her poems and diary entries add flavor to an already dramatic tale in Roberta Grossman's Blessed Is the Match.

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