And Then We Danced

critic Reviews

93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score93%
  • Led by an outstanding performance from Levan Gelbakhiani, And Then We Danced defeats prejudice with overwhelming compassion.
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    Gelbakhiani makes a vulnerable yet resilient protagonist, and it's shot and performed with verve and feeling.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    The physicality of this picture is exciting.
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    Emily MaskellLittle White Lies
    A powerful, poignant message of courage and self-acceptance.
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    Taryn AllenChicago Reader
    And Then We Danced is thus part political rebellion, part masterpiece romance, and a true privilege to witness.
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    Peter RainerFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It is sort of fascinating to see just how entrenched this old traditional way is in terms of sexual roles in this society.
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    Justin ChangLos Angeles Times
    [T]he story is rescued from its somewhat formulaic groove by the vividness of its milieu and the vitality of the performances.
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    Danny LeighFinancial Times
    For all the high arthouse trappings, the tone is human.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    Levan Akin's And Then We Danced is giddy with the pleasures of first love -- how it pulsates through the body and mind.
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    Donald ClarkeIrish Times
    And Then We Danced is a film full of life, emotion and - though the authorities may not like to hear it - uninhibited sexuality.
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    Amber WilkinsonEye for Film
    A passionate energy courses beneath the surface of Levan Akin's tale of love and repression.
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