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A Mighty Heart

Stuart Henderson
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A Mighty Heart (2007)

In images of the street and daily Karachi life, the movie finds drama that is "unfamiliar" but also crucial, suggesting the complexity of the task set before investigators in Danny's case.

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The Road to Guantánamo (2006)

While the movie has been termed a "docudrama" for its mix of reenactments, interviews, and archival news footage, it is not nearly so easy or easygoing about "truth" as such a label suggests. The film's complex form corresponds to its story, in the sense that "truth" is precisely what troubles it.

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The Road to Guantánamo (2006)

The very illegibility of the movie's representational process, you imagine, approximates the assaults on the prisoners.

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Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)

The film controverts various theories of writing and reading, production and reception.

Cynthia Fuchs
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9 Songs: Unrated Full Uncut Version (2004)

Through sex, specifically the surrender and exposition of self through this oldest human hobby, Michael Winterbottom communicates the beauty and pain of a relationship.

Dan Nishimoto
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9 Songs (2005)

9 Songs knows the limits of its material, and doesn't test them.

Jesse Hassenger
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Code 46 (2004)

According to screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, 'The 20th century was the Freud century, and the 21st century's going to be the genetics century.'"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Code 46 (2004)

William's seeming gift of empathy is a deception: anyone could do his job, if properly infected.

Cynthia Fuchs
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In This World (2002)

Attempting to put a human face on the refugee crisis, Winterbottom puts a premium on legibility.

Elbert Ventura
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24 Hour Party People (2001)

Tony Wilson lived for the explosive moment.

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

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