Quotes July 2014

 

“4 STARS … A Guerra Da Beatriz remains a simply told, honest and moving tale that relies on the power of the events, the beauty of the country and the strength of the performances of its excellent cast…Tolentino’s magnetic, passionate performance carries us through to the end.”
CINEPHILIA
 
“…a riveting tale, told simply and with real emotion…”
Natalie Craig THE GUARDIAN 
 
 “….a searing, soulful story told with clarity…the filmmaking is strong with a clear vision from the two directors – East Timor’s Betty Reis and Australian Luigi Acquisto”
FILMINK
 
“…always a thrill to see a film from a land rarely depicted onscreen …affecting…worth seeking out…”
THE AUSTRALIAN
 
“3 STARS…striking landscapes…the female viewpoint upends expectations…”
Craig Mathieson SUNDAY AGE
 
“This is a story told simply and with real emotion, providing a narrative often unheard in popular discourse.”
FARRAGO
 
“3 STARS…Beatriz’s War empowers women far more than most Hollywood films, portraying even the most socially and politically powerless women as people of agency and strong wills.” Kevin Hawkins FILMBLERG
 
“…one woman’s drive to remain true to the man she loves and the country she fought for…”
RADIO AUSTRALIA
 
“…the story of one woman’s passion for independence and justice, both for her nation and for her soul.”
ABC AT THE MOVIES
 
“Tolentino captures Beatriz’s torn emotions in a suitably raw performance, and her hope and her devastation stand in for the entire nation’s”
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