Short Eyes
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Remarkably effective film making."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Makes the point that prison is a microcosm of society's bigotries and group pressures against undesirable outsiders."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Miguel Pinero's slice-of-prison-life stage play gets slick and conscientious treatment from director Robert M. Young."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Based on the award-winning play by Miguel Pinero, and directed by Robert M. Young, the film is well-acted with a frightening view of prison life."
‑ Wilson Morales,
"A brutal, compelling slice of prison life, popularly described as "raw and powerful.""
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"Lousy prison drama."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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