Sound and Fury
Sound and Fury (2000)

Two branches of the Artinian family, each headed by a brother, are at the center of a passionate and elucidating debate. On one side, Chris and Mari are the hearing parents of a deaf newborn and decide to implant their baby, much to the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 25, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 1, 2002
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Critic Score: 96% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This documentary presents its opposing views in an even-handed yet emotionally engaging manner. Critics say it will provoke much thought, as well as emotions, in the audience.

John Zebrowski
Seattle Times

This is not a film to watch passively.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An example of what the documentary can accomplish at its most vital and engaging.

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

A film of striking emotional immediacy.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Extremely well-made (and evenhanded).

Jon Lap
Apollo Guide

The discourse that ensues over this issue is more entertaining, heartfelt, and insightful than what you'll find in any other film released in 2000.

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David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

You might feel the nerves of your soul tightening.

Anita Gates
New York Times

Powerful, insightful, important and emotionally wrenching.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

It doesn't beg for your emotions or sympathies--only for your attention and patience.

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William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Intellectually absorbing and emotionally gripping, and it rather skillfully forces us to think about the 'blessings' of technology with a whole new kind of wariness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Jennifer Xu
There is so much to be said about this documentary, but mostly I'm impressed by how frustrated, emotionally charged, exhausted, upset, and downright angry… More