Storm 2009

Critics score:
82 / 100

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Stephen Holden, New York Times: A political thriller with real-world resonance. Read more

Andrew Grant, Time Out: It may sound like a simple lawyer-fights-for-righteousness tale, but this ostensible thriller is really an examination of two courageous female protagonists, both of whom find defeat at the intersection of the personal and the political. Read more

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: Storm is harrowing, provocative and deeply probing yet quite involving. Read more

Billy Heller, New York Post: In this taut drama about the trial of a Bosnian Serb general from German director and co-writer Hans Christian Schmid, we see how justice can be subverted by interests as banal as international bureaucracy, despite the best intentions... Read more

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Nicolas Rapold, Village Voice: The writing by director Hans-Christian Schmid and Bernd Lange is more stilted and righteous than even the U.N. environs, with its humanity-embracing procedural-speak, calls for. Read more