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Based on 4 Reviews
critic reviews (4)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The film’s chief asset is Nabaway, who delivers a subtly moving and restrained performance that transcends the contrived plot mechanics. It’s a heartfelt turn that befits this well-intentioned but ultimately reductive film. show more

  • 38
    Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service

    By the time we reach the third act, which is where the trial we’ve been teased plays out (at great, boring length), The Citizen has exhausted its supply of immigration cliches and our patience. show more

  • 30
    Tasha Robinson The Dissolve

    There are no casual conversations in The Citizen, and no idle moments. It’s pushing its agenda at every moment, first gently, then relentlessly. show more

  • 50
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    The Citizen is a heartfelt plea for charity, tolerance and all-around loving kindness — admirable aims sadly shackled to Sam Kadi’s inexpert direction. show more

  • November 14, 2013 iu00000000170517
    Report This User

    Amazing movie and I know for a fact that’s it’s based on real stor

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