It’s “the best of the eight features the mind-bogglingly prolific actor-director-writer had made and is, as such, a big surprise.”
Benjamin Murmelstein “may be Lanzmann’s most garrulous, morally complicated subject to date.”
This “deft, thrilling genre film” is also a crowd-funding success story.
Also: Vinterberg, Dominik, Cantet, and Spike Lee.
“Endeavors to evoke the great character-driven movies of the 1970s, but never quite lives up to its epic scope.”