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I'll Sing For You Review

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

  • 4.0
    61

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    One of those sanctifying docs that rambles when it should explore.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice Laura Sinagra

    The reverent pacing lags a bit, but the film's meditation on the struggle to find spirituality that reconciles Islam with tribal belief systems is powerful in its understatement, and its wordless observation of France's Malian community quietly evidences daily cultural preservation amid the hard labor.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    It does offer plenty of musical numbers and an impressionistic portrait of his life and times.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Ken Eisner

    Educational value aside, pic is exciting for its extended performance sequences, with the most notable finding Traore and Farke strolling with guitars through the acoustically amazing atrium of an abandoned mud schoolhouse.

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