In Our Name
In Our Name (2010)

Suzy's a British soldier, born and bred, but fitting back into civilian life after fighting in Iraq isn't easy. Haunted by the responsibility she feels for the death of an Iraqi child, she becomes obsessed with the safety of her own… More

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Genre: Drama
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Calhoun
Time Out

The unfussy shooting style, the casting of actors both familiar from television and unknown and, of course, the dramatisation of a hot-button social issue all recall the films of Ken Loach.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

Welsh weakens his tale by making her man a brute and her situation enough to try a saint. But there is no doubting the strength of Froggart's performance. This is her film.

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Tim Robey
Daily Mail [UK]

There's committed work here from Joanne Froggatt as a soldier returning from Iraq and struggling to readjust, but the film lets her down...

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

A British coming-home-from-war drama that toes the line between the pedestrian and interesting, though tilting toward the former, In Our Name connects to the degree it does due to Joanne Froggatt's performance.

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Alistair Harkness
Scotsman

A powerfully acted but melodramatically plotted effort exploring the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder among British squaddies returning from the Middle East.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

A movie that delivers less than it promises.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

It's hard to have total sympathy with a psychologically-troubled mother who left her daughter to enter a war zone.

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Tom Dawson
Total Film

Anchored by Froggatt's powerful performance, this is stark social realism steeped in honesty and humanity.

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Jeremy Aspinall
Radio Times

Welsh shows that the domestic war zone can sometimes be as frightening, tense and violent as the real one.

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