Chronicling a Crisis
Chronicling a Crisis (2012)

Award-winning Director Amos Kollek takes a penetrating look in the mirror, at the addiction that is filmmaking, after the failure of his film Happy End. He chronicles his family from 2004 to the present, especially his conflicted… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 4, 2012
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

There's little reason to see the claustrophobic "Chronicling a Crisis" unless you have a fascination with the Kolleks.

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Benjamin Mercer
Village Voice

At once downbeat and claustrophobic, it's also often grueling to watch.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

We are left with a naked portrait of successful self-analysis, of a man reaching backward for the strength to move forward.

Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Unflinchingly honest and emotionally devastating.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

The final scene from "Sue," Kollek's best film, has troubled me for 15 years. There are images here that come close to matching that movie's haunting tragedy.

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Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

Indie director Amos Kollek's hall-of-mirrors movie capturing his frustration at his inability to make another film is as self-referential and limited as you would expect, though refreshingly honest for all its solipsism.

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