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The Gatekeepers Review

  • Release Date: Feb 01, 2013
  • Rated: For violent content including disturbing images.
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 36 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Dror Moreh

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

  • 5.0
    91

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times

    The Gatekeepers has a cold air to it: washed-out colors, tan ominous soundtrack, eerily floating satellite footage… The most chilling aspect, however, is the blunt commentary about the work itself.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The film, by seasoned cinematographer Dror Moreh, is a feat — of access and of passionate and appropriately unsettling political commentary.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The Israeli journalist Dror Moreh has hit a documentarian's trifecta with The Gatekeepers. It's an exemplary piece of enterprise journalism, a vivid history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and a polemic that's all the more remarkable for the shared experience of the polemicists.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    This is a great and necessary document in support of a two-state solution. Even those who don't believe in such a solution may find their minds changed by The Gatekeepers.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    This is one hot, provocative, revelatory and astonishing documentary, one sure to provoke enthralled interest and controversy wherever it is shown worldwide.

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