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Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' Gets Raves at Telluride, Deemed Her Best Directorial Effort

Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' Gets Raves at Telluride, Deemed Her Best Directorial Effort

Angelina Jolie just presented the world premiere of her new directorial effort First They Kill My Father at the 2017 Telluride Film Festival and critics who saw the movie are giving it rave reviews!

This is the fourth film directed by the Oscar-winning actress, following In the Land of Blood and Honey, Unbroken, and By the Sea.

Angelina‘s movie received a standing ovation from the audience that saw it on Saturday morning (September 2) and people are saying it has a great shot at the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, in addition to other categories.

The movie will debut in theaters on September 15, the same day it will begin streaming on Netflix. Read the reviews below!

Click inside to read more reviews of Angelina Jolie’s movie…

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  • loff

    Stephen Galloway‏ @GallowayOnFilm 4h4 hours ago
    Angelina Jolie delivers knock out punch with her Cambodian drama. Front runner for foreign language Oscar. Likely director nom too.

  • toastie postie

    Thanks Loff. Lost power so have missed a lot. 😭😭😭

  • loff

    Just in case we though Stone is a reformed hen, but no

    Sasha Stone‏Verified account @AwardsDaily 4h4 hours ago
    Catching Battle of the Sexes so have to miss Angelina Jolie’s q&a. But see her movie. It’s worthwhile. #TFF44

  • toastie postie

    😤😤😤Be nice. I’m suffering from withdrawals here!!!!

  • toastie postie

    She did video a little of the Q&A before she left or she had someone do it for her. Posted on BF. I may have posted it on last thread.

  • Malf

    Whoa…be safe.

  • loff

    Why ? are you ok?

  • loff

    I can always send Ken Burns around to light you a fire.

  • Malf

    I’m surprised he had anything nice to say, mega douchebag who trashed Angie in THR and proclaimed himself Team Brad when they broke-up. Fvck him!

  • loff

    Oh look hen Lodge is worried

    Stephen Galloway‏ @GallowayOnFilm
    Angelina Jolie delivers knock out punch with her Cambodian drama. Front runner for foreign language Oscar. Likely director nom too.

    Guy Lodge‏Verified account @GuyLodge 55m55 minutes ago
    Replying to @GallowayOnFilm
    Which country would submit it for the Oscar? It’s not actually a Cambodian production, is it?

    Stephen Galloway‏ @GallowayOnFilm 22m22 minutes ago
    She has a Cambodian passport.

  • loff

    What a douchebag.

  • toastie postie

    😆 😆 😆

  • Malf

    Hehee! Stay pressed hen! Two douchebags getting worried.

  • loff

    one by one all douchebags are going to explode.

  • toastie postie

    😝😝😝

  • toastie postie

    Grrrrrrrrrrrr. Be warned: I’m not always a goody-2-shoes you know.

  • loff

    Poor Ken.

  • toastie postie

    Power went out and then my computer took forever to restart. Suffering internet withdrawals. Shakes are over though. 😂 😂 😂

  • toastie postie

    😜😜

  • toastie postie

    I’m fine. Just lost power – scared me when it told me it would be a couple of hours and Doh, I hadn’t recharged my cellphone and I barely had enough to call in the outage!!!!

  • loff

    OK as long as you are fine that all that matters.

  • toastie postie

    What!!!!! This must burn his biscuits. Snot-faces. Going with the crowd, for it would be too obvious if they tried to trash it.

  • Malf

    What?! 😮😱😳

  • toastie postie

    Just ticked. Soon we should hear about the Wonder Women panel.

  • loff

    That is tomorrow isnt it? I forgot the date.

  • toastie postie

    Was said it was yesterday but now said today – don’t know if the time was still right – 4pm

  • loff

    I totally forgot about that. Yes it was in tthe afternoon time.

  • loff

    Lulu Flores‏ @lulufloresatx 3m3 minutes ago
    Waiting on Real Life Wonder Women: Billie Jean King, Angelina Jolie, Alice Waters and Natalie Portman #TellurideFilmFestival
    Role Models!

  • toastie postie

    Whoa! Big crowd!!!

  • Malf

    So glad there is a block function….a whole lot of melting down going on.
    Stay pressed morons!

  • Beedyq

    Today, in a few minutes, huge crowd

    Baz Bamigboye‏
    Verified account
    @BazBam 43s
    43 seconds ago
    ride crowd waiting 4 real-life Wonder Women with #BillieJeanKi v #AngelinaJolie #AliceWaters & #NataliePortman

  • Malf

    Link please.

  • toastie postie
  • Malf

    Oh please…I can’t with Nat P. Blech.

  • Malf

    Thanks. Cool.

  • Gizmo

    Looks like Angelina may have a movie the critics don’t hate. The fans here should be happy. Clapping

  • loff

    wow is that the crowd at WW?

  • Beedyq

    Waiting to hear that he has split into a 10000 pieces 🙃🙃

  • toastie postie

    OMG that hen Stephen Galloway found a way to shade Angie – talking about the crowd to see her and the other ladies, being so white – like it’s her fault!

  • toastie postie

    Yes and a hen is already blaming her for the crowd’s color.

  • Beedyq

    That is who is mostly at Telluride and he knows it. Just had to find something to be negative about.

  • sandra

    September 2, 2017 at 11:51 am #1202201948
    First They Killed My Father First Reactions

    Anne Thompson: Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father is powerful big scale Cambodian war drama from the POV of a girl. Not a dry eye in the house.

    Kristopher Tapley: “First They Killed My Father” is a bit too long but it is by far Jolie’s best film, and quite stunning at stretches. Mantle’s photography is the best I’ve seen all year. Beautifully subjective throughout. Maybe his best work, too.

    Mark Johnson: First They Killed My Father is Jolie’s best work. Brutal, grueling, and deeply personal. The film she was destined to make

    Scott Feinberg: FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER is Angelina Jolie’s best directorial effort yet. Might well be a contender beyond the foreign language category.

    Tomris Laffly: Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father: mostly dialogue free, harrowing, at times very moving. Can be tighter, but powerful

    Stephen Galloway: Angelina Jolie delivers knock out punch with her Cambodian drama. Front runner for foreign language Oscar. Likely director nom too.

    J Don Birnam: Devastating, unforgiving film First They Killed My Father is undoubtedly Angelina Jolie’s best film.

    Atima Omara: Angelina Jolie’s “First They Killed My Father” based on the life of Loung Ung during Khmer Rouge regime is an amazing must see film

    Scott Mantz: FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER: A bit long, but powerful loss-of-innocence, coming-of-age drama superbly directed by Angelina Jolie!

    Scott Foundas: Big (and well earned) Telluride standing ovation for Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung at 1st screening of FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER.

  • Malf

    Lodge is in a fetal position speeding dialing Ticky in Holanta. LOL.

  • toastie postie

    Says we can do better. Doesn’t say to see the other women but to see Angie. Trying to preach.

  • Dawne

    She makes milk look fizzy.

  • loff

    who gives a fuck at least there are people there unlike some who have to hire people to see them ahhh cake anyone?

  • Beedyq

    🙃🙃🙃🙃

  • Malf

    Wow, there are more than 20 peeps! LMAO.

  • loff

    while she is crying in the ocean

  • toastie postie

    Sorry if reposting – pix of Angie after group shot with others showing at Telluride
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIvvIHwWAAAQbO-.jpg