Trees of Peace

critic Reviews

, 100% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Rahul DesaiNews9 Live (India)
    A fine example of low-budget storytelling.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCombustible Celluloid
    One of the most harrowing movies you will ever see, inspiring viewers to curl up into a tight ball, both physically and emotionally, but its power is undeniable and its rewards are many.
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    Barbara ShulgasserCommon Sense Media
    It's interesting to note that the film doesn't bother to explain why the Hutu hate the Tutsi. The answer is obvious as it is for all prejudices: There is no good reason.
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    Joan AmennAWFJ Women on Film
    Set during the 1990s Rwanda genocide, director Alanna Brown's devastating drama centers on four women trapped in a hiding place and struggling to stay alive amid mass slaughter in the streets. The impact the violence has on the women is heartbreaking.
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    Radhika MenonDecider
    A love letter to the resilience of the Rwandan women who found ways to not only survive, but to rebuild their countries from the ashes.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    A compact, tense, well-acted and quietly gripping story of endurance...in cinematic shorthand, it is “Hotel Rwanda,” with its story and characters packed into Hitchcock’s “Lifeboat.”
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