1982

1982

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An 11-year-old boy tries to tell a classmate about his crush on her in this 2019 historical drama. Meanwhile, the 1982 invasion of Lebanon is happening around them and their politically-divided teachers try to keep their worries under wraps.

2019100 minsLebanon
DramaHistoricalWorld Cinema

1982 | Reviews

94%18 reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Mouaness skillfully gives the film a near-real-time feel, conveying a sense that the war is approaching through small-scale details...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

By the end, the film abandons any attempt to meaningfully understand this moment in time...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Although its contrived pacing... and anti-climactic structure diminish its prospects for engrossing tension, 1982 remains a worthwhile case for empathy.

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Variety

Variety

1982 excels in visual acumen and narrative balance, which compensate for script weaknesses.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It just sort of sits there onscreen, provoking no special reaction one way or the other.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

This charming movie has such a wonderful ensemble cast with characters that feel like they each have their own backstory that it’s easy to get swept up in the tension even before the bomber planes make their appearance.

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