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The Wind That Shakes the Barley

It is the events of the Irish War of Independence that have stirred controversy at some point. The events began when two brothers fought a guerrilla war against British forces, but political events soon began to tear apart the Brotherhood, which seems very bad.
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May 11, 2007
While this may be a historical piece, it's history told in the vivid present tense.
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Antagony & Ecstasy
September 27, 2007
A brutal film...deeply moving yet painful to watch.
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August 28, 2008
Pickings must have been pretty slim at Cannes last year because Barley isn't much of a standout piece.
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Miami Herald
May 11, 2007
The Wind that Shakes the Barley is a multi-layered story, and the more you see those different aspects, the more you'll enjoy the film.
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Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 09, 2008
Gripping old-fashioned political drama.
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Chicago Tribune
April 27, 2007
[Loach is] the master of the docu-drama or the realist social film, and Wind is one of his masterpieces.
March 11, 2008
Loach is on fire here. A masterfully executed mix of politics and passion, this is an example of that increasingly rare beast in modern cinema: a serious, thought-provoking film for grown-ups.
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New York Post
April 27, 2007
Raises hard questions about Ireland's uncanny ability to kneecap itself.
Denver Rocky Mountain News
April 27, 2007
[Loach] has made an often handsome, always sobering movie that does what the best movies do: leave us a whole lot less sure about what we ought to think.
San Francisco Examiner
July 19, 2008
Loach delivers a moving and often beautiful story that captures the essence of the conflict, with all its unintended consequences and personal tragedies.
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Philadelphia Inquirer
August 04, 2007
Gripping, powerful, heart-breaking.
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