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4.0

Dave White Profile

… like Yours, Mine and Ours, but with machine guns. Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    61

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    An emotionally and politically loaded allegory.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    Perhaps inevitably bleak and grueling, Private is also involving and provocative -- and critical of Israeli treatment of Palestinians in an effectively understated manner.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Derek Elley

    Political realities are a powerful bonus to, rather than the only reason for, Private, an emotionally gripping drama.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    The film possesses a quiet but powerful tension.

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