Saint of 9/11
Saint of 9/11 (2006)

"Saint of 9/11" presents the turbulent, restless, spiritual and remarkable journey of Father Mychal Judge. Compassionate champion of the needy and forgotten, a beloved Fire Department Chaplain, rousing Irish-American balladeer and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 12, 2006
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Critic Score: 84% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

Tears and emotions flow freely through the film, which successfully captures a little of the original horror and raw, unpoliticized emotion of that beautiful late summer day.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

... a cinematic elegy for Father Mychal Judge ...

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Judge comes off as a warm, smart and courageous priest free of pretensions.

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John Anderson
Variety

Saint of 9/11, an unabashed tribute to Judge's life, struggles and Christian mission, does a good job of communicating what made Judge an inspiring figure to many, while making his life's work accessible and understandable.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Overly reverent but still immensely touching ...

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

one more painful reminder of what New York lost that day

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

If you think you can't bear to see another World Trade Center movie, you should still see the new documentary, Saint of 9/11.

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Gene Seymour
Newsday

You come away from this movie with a bracing recognition that grace and perfection don't always share the same corners of the soul -- which doesn't and shouldn't prevent you from doing good works for others.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

This impressively mounted, feature-length eulogy for the courageous Franciscan friar who devoted his life to bringing peace, solace and reconciliation to all in need makes a compelling argument for canonization.

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[font=Century Gothic]Father Mychal Judge was a Franciscan monk and New York Fire Department chaplain whose death at the World Trade Center on 9/11 was captured… More