Over the Limit Reviews

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January 13, 2019
Prus' ability to capture the essential elements of Mamun's training regimen is the linchpin which makes Over the Limit such an intriguing film to experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 28, 2018
Over the Limit is composed of minutely observed moments that Marta Prus has assembled into an affecting narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 23, 2018
An exploration of one woman's ambition, Over the Limit goes beyond its simple narrative in its psychological questions.
October 2, 2018
The strength of Prus's film comes from her determined refusal to mine Mamun's inescapably fraught situation for melodramatic effect.
Top Critic
November 24, 2017
Just watching it induces veritable stomach cramps, though it's impossible to turn away from the film's whipcrack construction and expert manipulation of perspective.
October 11, 2018
By the end of the movie's brief 74 minutes, this resilient young woman seems shockingly untraumatized; the audience might not be so lucky.
December 4, 2017
With her first feature-length documentary Over the Limit, Polish writer-director Marta Prus does for rhythmic gymnastics what Damien Chazelle did for drumming in Whiplash.
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