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Mixed or average reviews - based on 4 Critics What's this?

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  • Summary: A judge discovers his wife's militant past in this story of rebel activists operating in Iran in the 1980s after the country's Islamic revolution.
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
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  1. Out of prison, Milani is still not allowed to leave Iran. Whether she will ever get the chance to make another film there is doubtful, all the more reason not to miss this one.
  2. Courageous but uneven The Hidden Half landed the director in jail.
  3. Reviewed by: Deborah Young
    40
    The confused script makes this a tough film for audiences to dig into.
  4. Reviewed by: David Chute
    40
    Ultimately, The Hidden Half is shopworn feminist soap opera, enacted in a political echo chamber.
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