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James' Journey To Jerusalem Review

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  • 4.0

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    You'd think that the film would ask you to be appalled at this scenario of forced servitude -- but no, it's treated as harmless and cute, like an Israeli ''Chico and the Man.''

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    While the film occasionally stretches credibility and is also rather schematic in its characterizations, it tells its tale with skill and economy, and its observations about consumerist Israeli society are critically insightful without being overdone.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Entertaining and improbably endearing.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune John Petrakis

    This wise, clever Israeli film reintroduces the once-popular concept of film as allegory, as it follows a Christian pilgrim on his bumpy road to salvation.

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