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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Fierce, funny and finally devastating, Tanovic's superb film offers a timely look at the roots of civil war and acts of terrorism on both sides that can be exploited by political and media hypocrites alike. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The film is exciting in two big ways: its simplicity of story (Tanovic does not get bogged down trying to give us an epic history) and the breadth of Tanovic's vision. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Land has a lot of funny moments, which are no less serious for being so, especially when the script turns politically prickly. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A deeply serious and seriously hilarious fable of the lunacy of war. show more

  • 88
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Like this diabolically designed weapon of war, Tanovic's film is coil-sprung to explode on the unsuspecting. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Writer-director Danis Tanovic, a Bosnian who spent years documenting his homeland's turmoil, makes a bold feature-film debut with this funny, sobering message movie. show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    In the remarkable, ferociously intelligent new film No Man's Land, Bosnian writer-director Danis Tanovic gives us a movie portrait of the Bosnian War, a conflict that has devastated his country, friends and neighbors -- and found in it both shocking humor and searing, relentless tragedy. show more

  • 100
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An absorbing, deeply affecting, well-acted --and remarkably evenhanded -- antiwar statement. It's also incredibly suspenseful and very blackly funny. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    No Man's Land is a 98-minute wonder: this story of three men in a trench renews the meaning of the word "trenchant." show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's a bleakly funny parable that could be titled "Between Enemy Lines." show more

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