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Free Men Review

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

  • 3.0
    58

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Free Men never feels like a movie about a developing conscience, due largely to the shallowness of the protagonist as written and, by extension, Rahim's portrayal.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Worth a look, though it's unfortunately a far too academic affair that never surges with the suspense of many a WWII drama.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Hilali and Benghabrit were real people. Mr. Ferroukhi, who wrote the script with Alain-Michel Blanc, deftly interweaves their stories with the adventures of the fictional Younes, and so contributes a worthy and interesting chapter to the tradition of World War II dramas of conscience.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    A satisfying wartime espionage drama focused on little-noted intersections between Arabic emigres and the French Resistance.

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