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Lumumba Review

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

  • 4.0
    78

    out of 100

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

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Although the narration is addressed to his wife, we learn little about her, his family or his personal life; he is used primarily as a guide through the milestones of the Congo's brief two-month experiment with democracy.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The film does succeed in making the story universal, giving us the drama as well as the history, the fire as well as cool examination. It's a movie that haunts you afterward.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    What matters now, what Lumumba conveys, is the urgent chaos of revolution.

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