Close, Closed, Closure

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  • Summary: This documentary looks at the Gaza Strip, "a prison with one million inmates," 111 square miles, surrounded by an electronic fence.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. 75
    It's a story that says a lot about the stupidity of war.
  2. 70
    The freer and more sophisticated approach of "Divine Intervention" makes these traditional-minded documentaries look somewhat stodgy and old-fashioned by comparison, but both have a value as reportage that Mr. Suleiman's film does not pretend to have.
  3. Reviewed by: Ronnie Scheib
    60
    Israeli filmmaker Loevy questions in voiceover whether one can ever really see the other's side, and the strain of this divide is felt in over-dramatic attempts to highlight individual victims.
  4. 50
    Loevy, who made this documentary with an Israeli and Palestinian crew, supplies a self-conscious voice-over.

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