Magnolia Pictures | Release Date: May 30, 2003 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 39 Critics
Positive:
38
Mixed:
1
Negative:
0
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To begin your career with a masterpiece is so remarkable a feat that one can only hope Jarecki finds another subject as rich as this family, which was obsessed with itself but needed a filmmaker to begin to see itself at all. [2 June 2003, p. 102]
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In the entertainment culture that surrounds us, words like "harrowing," "anguishing," "unfathomable" or "horrifying" don't sell movie tickets. Capturing the Friedmans is all of these things and more.