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General Orders No. 9 Review

  • Release Date: Jun 24, 2011
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

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

  • 3.0
    55

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Neil Genzlinger

    Yet the urban images he presents are missing the thing that makes any city come alive: human beings. You begin to suspect that Mr. Persons hates humanity. This makes General Orders No. 9, for all its sheen of sophistication, rather simplistic: people bad, nature good.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Much of this commentary, equally in awe of progress and suspicious of it, is strikingly sincere.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    First-time writer-director Robert Persons' documentary on the Deep South introduces a new filmmaker with a distinctive sensibility.

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