Critic scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
Jonathan Gruber and Ari Daniel Pinchot have assembled a straightforward documentary that uses Yoni's own words - in the form of his moving, eloquent letters and poems - to create a searing portrait of his short but meaningful life. Read full review
Netanyahu's letters, read with sensitivity by actor Marton Csokas, help to fill in gaps with their vivid and thoughtful poetics, whether he's discussing the horrors of war, his nostalgia for Jerusalem in the '50s or his outsider's view of "empty, meaningless life" in the States. Read full review
The documentary is briskly paced, often compelling, but a little soft, as it succumbs to hero worship. Read full review
This was a man who needed no help standing out from the crowd. Read full review
It's as exhilarating and moving a film opening as you're likely to experience.
Sadly, the rest of Follow Me doesn't live up to this overture.
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Serves up its material with an excess of treacly music and an overabundance of glowing reminiscences. This has the odd effect of making his story less powerful than it actually is. Read full review
While recollections of the participants in the rescue are often riveting, the subject of Jonathan Gruber and Ari Daniel Pinchot's film remains elusively out of grasp.
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There are so many complicated political, religious, and cultural issues swirling around Yoni's story, and Follow Me keeps them on the sidelines. It is pure hagiography. Read full review
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