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Aristide & the Endless Revolution
Jean-Bertrand Aristide was the first democratically elected president of Haiti, a nation long marked by political instability and corruption, but while the former Catholic priest was voted in as a friend of the poor and the disadvantaged, staying in office proved to be his greatest challenge. Aristide was first sworn into office on February 7, 1991, but a military coup removed him from office seven months later. Aristide went into exile in Venezuela and later the United States, but after the collapse of the military regime that staged the coup, he returned to Haiti and served as president from… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Director Nicolas Rossier gives significant time to the disloyal opposition."
‑ Joshua Land, Village Voice
"Makes a strong statement and brings to light important reportage with a straightforward yet persuasive style."
‑ Eric Monder, Film Journal International
"Although the film presents the complicated story in sometimes confusing fashion, it ultimately provides a highly informational account of the events leading up to the separate coups."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"Despite his clear sympathies, Rossier makes some effort to address allegations by his opponents of corruption and even political murder by Aristide's forces."
‑ Marc Mohan, Oregonian
"Aristide and the Endless Revolution is a probing look into the 2004 overthrow of the twice democratically elected Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide ..."
‑ Laura Evenson, New York Times
"... Rossier's film leaves the dispiriting impression that democracy simply will not be tolerated in the Southern Hemisphere."
‑ Ken Fox, TV Guide's Movie Guide
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