Notturno

Notturno

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Filmed over three years, director Gianfranco Rosi (Fire at Sea) captures everyday life on the borders between Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, and Lebanon—places swarming with ongoing conflict and wars.

2021Rating: TBC100 minsFrance, Germany, Italy21 Unofilm
DocumentaryWorld Cinema

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Notturno | Reviews

82%67 reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

At a certain point, Notturno begins to... feel more like exploitation than compassion.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Rosi has created a very characteristic cine-poem of sadness...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

(The) film’s meditative pacing and mosaic structure turn it into a sort of woozy docu-reverie, which proves seductively immersive...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Rosi’s compositions, static and mostly wide angle, are ennobling, albeit ambiguously.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

(Rosi's) melancholic documentary moves beyond a sense of perpetual aftermath by picking up threads of continuity in people’s resilience.

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Vox

Vox

It’s a sweeping work of care and one that is often piercing in its painful beauty.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

(A) sober and hypnotic portrait of daily life...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

A thing of terrible, experiential and even rather contemplative beauty.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Rosi’s way of watching is its own holistic form of reportage.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times

Nobody with a sense for contemplative cinema will be left unsatisfied by Notturno.

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Notturno | Release Details

Notturno is available to stream in New Zealand now on DocPlay.