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Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

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  1. 60
    Director Madeleine Sackler favors an agenda of advocacy over complexity, making The Lottery an effective, if unapologetically one-sided, piece of agitprop.
  2. Reviewed by: John Anderson
    30
    Advocacy to the point of propaganda.
  3. Reviewed by: Michelle Orange
    60
    An electrifying community meeting finds Harlem Success president Eva Moskowitz both vilified and heralded as "our Obama" by local parents, as the unions depend on such poorly understood class and neighborhood tensions to maintain the status quo.