• Released
  • June 4, 2004
  • Drama
    Urban Drama
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The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
For the most part, Fire Dancer presents an energetic mosaic of a displaced culture.
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60

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
It is a sincere, thoughtful work, though not a very accomplished one.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Unfortunately, this flawed but interesting film will be Wassel's only legacy; the director was murdered in 2001 by Nathan C. Powell, who...
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Essentially a more awkward Afghan version of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Unfortunately, the back story behind FireDancer is ultimately more interesting than the finished product, a thematically ambitious but...
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50

Variety

By Robert Koehler
Film struggles to balance its past-present memory drama and a rather standard take on an American immigrant family. Although accented by...
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40

Village Voice

By Ed Park
Grim headlines aside, FireDancer is hard to recommend, with its haphazard tone, wobbly acting, and cipher-like lead.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Whether Jawed Wassel could have made more of it with further editing we'll never know, but it's a clunky bit of storytelling.
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