Asia (2021)

Asia (2021)

Asia (2021)

A young mother and her teenage daughter have a relatively thin relationship despite living together in this Hebrew drama. When the daughter's health deteriorates rapidly, the mother must step up and become the parent her child needs.

2021Rating: M, Drug use & sex scenes85 minsIsrael
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent

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Asia (2021) / Reviews

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Pribar's humane and heartbreaking drama is beautifully photographed and performed...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The maturity of the directorial voice is evident in its clear-eyed, rigorously unsentimental assessment of a shattering situation.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Pribar's subtle movie eschews sentimentalism for a patient and inquisitive character study...

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The Times

The Times

It's powerfully acted by both performers, and mercifully free from excess sentiment.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Sets itself a modest target and hits it dead on. A good film.

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Variety

Variety

Every formal element of "Asia" serves to illustrate and enrich the tricky, evolving relationship at its center...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Asia is Ruthy Pribar's feature-length directorial debut, but it evinces an old hand's confidence.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Asia and Vika struggle to emerge as full-fleshed characters from the movie's dull, blue-grey frames...

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