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No Place on Earth Review

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

  • 3.0
    58

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    The stats relayed at the movie's end...almost have more impact than the narrative.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Stamets

    The film indulges in sentimental and sensational tropes. The manipulative touches do more than dis­­­­­­tract, they irk. This story could have been retold without resorting to all the unfortunate formulas used in prime-time and cable fare.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Nicolas Rapold

    The bare facts of the feat seize the imagination, even if Ms. Tobias’s competent documentary doesn’t quite rise to the challenge.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The first-person remembrances hit you where you live, while everything else (including a bland musical score by John Piscitello) often creates the opposite of the intended effect: It keeps you at arm's length from an extraordinary story.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    Add one more extraordinary survival tale to the canon of Holocaust documentaries: No Place on Earth.

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