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Voices in Wartime Review

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

  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

    Metascore®
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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Anita Gates

    Rick King's stirring documentary Voices in Wartime is not, as you might guess from the title, a compilation of soldiers' battlefield letters to their families back home. This intense little film is about poetry, and not just Homer's "Iliad."

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    A history of verse is laid alongside that of warfare, and the ways in which they are braided together proves fascinating.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Crust

    A thoughtful, provocative exploration of the ways poets have dealt with the experience of battle throughout history.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    Voices in Wartime is a stirring testament to the search for meaning.

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