• Rebirth (2011)


Release Date: August 26th, 2011

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2011

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

The lives of five people undergo a decadelong transformation following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Director: James Whitaker

Genres: Documentary

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    A bit more context about some of the topics the witnesses discuss would have been welcome, but Whitaker's stark, unshowy style is probably the most effective way to approach 9/11. show more

  • 80
    Joe NeumaierNew York Daily News

    This incredibly moving, touchingly honest and transcendent chronicle of how a handful of people coped after Sept. 11 is not only one of the best distillations of that day, but a monument to humanity lost and gained. show more

  • 88
    Glenn Heath Jr.Slant Magazine

    If Rebirth's subjects are active guides documenting a fluid psychological landscape, Jim Whitaker constructs a specific cinematic geography around them with stunning time-lapse photography of Ground Zero. show more

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