News From Home
News From Home (1989)

Abandoned by its Palestinian owner in the 1948 war; requisitioned by the Israeli government as vacant; rented to Jewish Algerian immigrants in 1956; purchased by a university professor who undertakes its transformation into a three-story… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 11, 1989
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This is one of the best depictions of the alienation of exile that I know.

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Fernando F. Croce

Half haunted and half enchanted

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The stark images tell all.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Stylistically, News from Home is a tour-de-force.

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Walter M.
"News from Home" is an intriguing film made by Chantal Akerman in response to her mother's letters which are read aloud. Instead of replying in… More