Reviews: The Cut (2015)

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  • Marco Albanese @ Stanze di Cinema [Italian]
    • Excerpt: Grande delusione, per uno dei film più attesi della Mostra.
  • [New – 2/12/16] | Sean Axmaker @ Stream On Demand
    • Excerpt: He’s a man traversing the frontier and isolated pockets of humanity (not always welcoming) to find the promised land of family, and Akin and cinematographer Rainer Klausmann find astounding backdrops for his odyssey…
  • Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema
  • James Jay Edwards @ FilmFracture
  • Charlie Juhl @ Citizen Charlie
    • Excerpt: Director Fatih Akin explores the long shrouded and denied history of the Armenian genocide. There is indiscriminate rape, throat slitting, dismembered bodies thrown down a well, and that is the first half hour.
  • Carson Lund @ Slant Magazine
    • Excerpt: For a film about a father’s grueling and seemingly endless journey to reconnect with the daughters he thought lost after his culture’s violent commandeering at the hands of Ottoman Empire forces, Akin’s willingness to sacrifice the contextual complications inherent in The Cut’s temporal and geographical shifts makes rather lightweight a drama that has much to gain from a sense of toil, duration, and physical duress.
  • José M. Robado @ CineCrítico [Spanish]
  • Sarah Ward @ artsHub