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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    A limited amount of original footage -- awkwardly enhanced with reenactments -- gives the film a somewhat narrow focus. But in a way, the dry tone fits. show more

  • 50
    Bob Mondello NPR

    The title is drawn from a verse Hannah wrote just before she was captured -- and that impulse is enough to sustain audience interest. show more

  • 50
    New York Post

    Tells us just about everything we might want to know about her - except why she did what she did. That important information will have to wait for another film. show more

  • 60
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    Senesh was a budding writer, and her poems and diary entries add flavor to an already dramatic tale in Roberta Grossman's Blessed Is the Match. show more

  • 50
    Village Voice

    An ungainly hybrid of straight-up documentary and ingenuous reenactment. show more

  • 50
    Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

    Because Senesh died so young, it's hard to fill out a film of nearly 90 minutes that claims her as the subject, so director Grossman has resorted to using newsreel footage as well as re-creations, which, though discreet, add nothing special to the proceedings. show more

  • 50
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Documents courage, but steers clear of character. show more

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