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The Island President Review

  • Release Date: Mar 28, 2012
  • Rated: Thematic Elements, Some Violent Content and Smoking
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 41 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Documentary
  • Director:Jon Shenk

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    72

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    The hope that infuses this movie makes it all the more upsetting to walk out of the theater and contemplate a looming disaster that the world's leaders seem unable to prevent.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Jon Shenk's fascinating documentary feature The Island President personalizes the threat of global warming, and nationalizes it too, by focusing on Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives.

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