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Ezra (2008)



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A young ex-child soldier in Sierra Leone attempts to return to a normal life after the civil war which devastated his country.


Richard Gant
as Mac Mondale
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All Critics (17) | Top Critics (9)

Only intermittently effective despite its powerful subject matter.

March 7, 2008

Rarely has the gulf between relevance of subject matter and ineptitude of execution been greater than it is in Ezra.

February 20, 2008 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Since the movie, however infuriating, is a plea for mercy, the audience is compelled to forgive Ezra its often jittery and confusing overlaps.

February 13, 2008 | Rating: 3/4
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Ezra is a scorching portrait of an African child who is kidnapped and turned into a soldier for a rebel militia.

February 13, 2008 | Rating: 3/5

An intelligent, if raw, work.

February 13, 2008 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The film is awash with good intentions, and the actual atrocities are vividly depicted and chilling... but the film loses its momentum when it attempts to analyze the evils of poverty, anarchy and violence.

February 13, 2008

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