Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story
Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story (2012)

Two story arcs that will tragically and heroically connect. The first is the dramatic Entebbe hijack and rescue, 8 days when a nation held its breath and executed a military miracle that redefined the Jewish Nation's call "Never… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: May 4, 2012
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

You may prefer spending your money on the book.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

Never explains why, exactly, Israel embraced this dead soldier so tightly.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

A moving tribute to an Israeli military hero.

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Loren King
Boston Globe

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.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Doesn't give much more than a cursory sense of what Yonathan Netanyahu was like as a person.

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Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

For the most part, documentarians Jonathan Gruber and Ari Daniel Pinchot do this potent story justice.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

[It] 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.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

It is pure hagiography.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

As biographies go, this one's pretty close to hagiography - painting in personal details, glossing over the chinks in his armor and in Israeli history.

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