Time of Favor
Time of Favor (2000)

Issues of love, loyalty, and faith are set on a collision course in this award-winning drama. Rabbi Meltzer (Asi Dayan) is a respected Orthodox rabbi and leader of a yeshiva school in a remote section of the Judean hills. One of the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Stylistically, it resembles a well-intentioned, earnest TV problem drama from the late '60s.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Just as the recent Argentine film Son of the Bride reminded us that a feel-good movie can still show real heart, Time of Favor presents us with an action movie that actually has a brain.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

A good thriller.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

A headline-fresh thriller set among orthodox Jews on the West Bank, Joseph Cedar's Time Of Favor manages not only to find a compelling dramatic means of addressing a complex situation, it does so without compromising that complexity.

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Loren King
Boston Globe

An unflinching, complex portrait of a modern Israel that is rarely seen on-screen.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Earnest but heavy-handed.

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

Cedar takes a very open-minded approach to this sensitive material, showing impressive control, both visually and in the writing.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

The tone is balanced, reflective and reasonable.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

Time of Favor could have given audiences the time of day by concentrating on the elements of a revealing alienation among a culture of people who sadly are at hostile odds with one another through recklessness and retaliation.

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