'The Flat' -- 3 stars

<b>No Rating; 1:37 running time</b><br><br>
There's something shambling and unassuming about "The Flat," a home-movie quality to much of its footage. But it's not just any home that's being examined, and that makes all the difference.

Israel's top-grossing documentary of last year as well as the winner of that country's best documentary award, "The Flat" succeeds by being wide-ranging as well as particular. It tells an out-of-the-ordinary personal story and examines broad historical issues of societal memory and selective amnesia. <br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1030-the-flat-20121101,0,2755895.story>Read the full "The Flat" movie review</a>

( November 1, 2012 )

No Rating; 1:37 running time

There's something shambling and unassuming about "The Flat," a home-movie quality to much of its footage. But it's not just any home that's being examined, and that makes all the difference. Israel's top-grossing documentary of last year as well as the winner of that country's best documentary award, "The Flat" succeeds by being wide-ranging as well as particular. It tells an out-of-the-ordinary personal story and examines broad historical issues of societal memory and selective amnesia.

Read the full "The Flat" movie review

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