Bhutto Synopsis
The life and work of assassinated politician Benazir Bhutto.
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Time Out New York

Rather than treat its subject as the sort of martyr to democracy that makes good copy in the West, Bhutto digs deeper.
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
As Bhutto, the thorough and involving documentary on her life conveys, Benazir was a formidable personality all by herself.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Baughman and O'Hara's documentary spews out so much information in just 111 minutes that the movie would have benefited from a longer run...
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75

Boston Globe

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People called the Bhuttos "The Kennedys of Pakistan" and, in a parallel with our losses, the Pakistanis suffered the untimely deaths of...
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75

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
Boasting a rock-solid academic architecture, Bhutto is a film bursting at the seams with gravitas.
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70

Boxoffice Magazine

By Ray Greene
Bhutto's story is an epic one, and Hernandez and O'Hara prove up to the task.
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70

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Bhutto is smart and thorough on the inflamed history of Pakistan. But as a portrait of the first woman elected head of state in an Islamic...
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70

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Contextualizing the prime minister's rise to power within a larger portrait of a nation under constant internal and external siege, Bhutto...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Part biography, part idol worship, Bhutto is a bullet train through South Asia, chronicling its subject's 54 years, a period of unrest in...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a fascinating story, and too epic to be contained here. But the directors certainly capture our interest, even as they leave us...
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Rated NR