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A Regular Woman (Nur Eine Frau) Reviews

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July 11, 2020
This movie is not a judgment against the Muslim religion but an unflinching critique of anyone who devalues women's lives or treats women as always inferior to men.
July 3, 2020
A grim true story about a devout Muslim Turkish honor killing in 2005 in Germany.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 25, 2020
[T]he film ... belongs to Aynur. It's her life that matters. It's her voice that we hear. It's the loss of these that we feel the most...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 25, 2020
A film that feels exploitative, not enlightened.
June 22, 2020
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 21, 2020
Where When We Leave built to simple outage, this one concludes with a rush of complex, conflicting emotions.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 23, 2019
The intelligent decision to make the murdered woman the narrator, serves as a sounding board of the severity of the tragedy unleashed. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 22, 2019
An impactful and piercing fictional reconstruction of the real femicide case. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 17, 2019
With a script that's more promising than the realization itself... A Regular Woman exposes an extreme situation. [Full review in Spanish]
October 17, 2019
The movie is in search of a clearer and more direct impact. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 21, 2019
This movie gives Aynur her voice back, if just for an hour and a half. And in doing so, it gives a voice to any woman who might be hurting, abused, or silenced.
May 4, 2019
Is there room for another film about honor killings? Director Sherry Hormann answers with a yes in her brisk, beat-by-beat depiction of the 2005 murder in Berlin of Hatun "Aynur" Surucu, 23, by her youngest brother.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 28, 2019
Much more accomplished and watchable than Hormann's previous film about a real-life crime, "3096 Days," "A Regular Woman" owes much to its fine cast and impeccable technical package.
April 28, 2019
This is a serious, sympathetic attempt to engage with the life of a woman who, while she rejected her family's strict reading of Islam, loved them too much to entirely break contact.
April 28, 2019
Effective, if oppressively somber.
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