Long Night's Journey Into Day Image
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  • Summary: This documentary examines South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee and its efforts to bring together parties on both sides of human rights violations that occurred under Apartheid.
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  1. Not merely affecting and illuminating; it concludes on a note of hope.
  2. 80
    Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffman's heart-stopping, Oscar-nominated documentary about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is narrow in focus, but broad in its reach for insight into the power of public drama.
  3. Reviewed by: Emanuel Levy
    70
    Demonstrates the impossibility of separating the private from the public dimensions of politics, and the pain involved in trying to account for behavior that cannot withstand rational examination.
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  1. PatC.
    Jan 31, 2007
    10
    A modest understated documentary of epic implication and transcendent impact, universally applicable in its portrayal of human injustice and redemption. Expand