Twice Born Synopsis
A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo to see where his father died in the war.

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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Teeming with familiar war-film clichés and at times almost unbearably melodramatic, Twice Born is nevertheless worth the effort, thanks in...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Twice Born fails to tug at the heartstrings or wring tears from us. Hirsch plays exuberant and callow well, Cruz is tragic and earthy as...
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42

The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
One hundred minutes of snooze-inducing troubled romance eventually gives way to a strange, interesting backstory. It doesn’t manage to...
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40

Time Out New York

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The movie’s nagging inconsistency goes from merely grating to flat-out jaw-dropping, courtesy of late-game plot twists that squander...
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40

Village Voice

By Zachary Wigon
Sergio Castellitto's Twice Born irresponsibly appropriates the horrific siege of Sarajevo to serve as aesthetic backdrop for a story that...
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40

The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
Nearly every superficial element of the movie is badly misconceived; it was doomed before the first scene was shot.
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38

Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
Sergio Castellitto's film quickly turns out to be more interested in reveling in the secrets of its storyline than in its sentiments.
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
About the only reason to stay with this increasingly histrionic film is to satisfy curiosity about exactly how Diego will (as we learn at...
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38

RogerEbert.com

Yes, it's all as clunky and tasteless as the description suggests, and the awkward casting doesn't improve this overlong drama.
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The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
Whatever thoughtful instincts Mr. Castellitto might possess are undermined by his addiction to cinematic prettiness.
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Twice Born

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Anything with Cruz is a disaster ++/...

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This sucks.

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Worst movie Eva!...

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Rated R | For Sexuality/Nudity, Language, A Rape Scene, Some Drug Content and Violence