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  • Director Patricia Riggen finds a rigorous and affecting visual language for The 33, but she and her international cast are hampered by a screenplay that too often gets in the way of a powerful story. show more

  • The whole film becomes as mechanical as the oversized drills in play at the rescue site. show more

  • There is no question that this is an extraordinary tale of human fortitude and resilience: at least some of the tears that will be shed in the film will be honestly earned. show more

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