Day Night Day Night
Day Night Day Night (2006)

Writer-director Julia Loktev's (Moment of Impact) harrowing, claustrophobic thriller Day Night Day Night plunges the audience into the world of a suicide bomber just prior to her final, fatal act. As the film opens, a young woman… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: September 1, 2006
DVD Release Date: October 2, 2007
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Day Night Day Night is a minimalist drama that refuses to indulge in stereotypes, making it all the more realistic and chilling.

Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

Loktev creates a minimalist study of unfathomable faith.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Efforts to universalize this story by avoiding specifics ends up making Day Night Day Night broad and blank, reducing the lead character to one more generic nutcase for us to fear and pity. And isn't the anonymity of bombers precisely the problem?

Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine

Viewers will find themselves asking "Why? Why? Why?" in a structural echo, perhaps, of the repetition in the film's title.

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Richard Porton
Chicago Reader

Unfortunately this portrait of a young woman on the eve of her first terrorist foray -- a bombing of Times Square -- replaces the knee-jerk patriotic bluster of Hollywood films with its own postmodern cliches.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Day Night Day Night brings plenty of shakycam immediacy and a cute face to what seems to be zero point of view.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

In the end, we're left just as much in the dark as we were in the beginning of the film as to what motivates such a young woman to give up her life.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

All in all, it's a creepy subject for a movie -- especially when there is no payoff at the end.

Andrew O'Hehir

Day Night Day Night has captured viewers' attention around the world for its remarkable craftsmanship, technical command and distinctive vision.

Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

The Day of the Jackal meets The Rapture in a bathtub full of barbiturates.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Day Night Day Night" proves the old adage that if you have seen one suicide bomber walk through Times Square, then you have… More
Leo L
Intriguing story plot. An interesting performance by Luisa Williams. Worth seeing!
William Goss
Sporadically effective but ultimately unsatisfying portrait of a suicide bomber.
alan jay
very dry and realistic, down to every last detail, but ultimately goes nowhere