"[Ruba] Nadda does a decent job of capturing the sense of oppression and paranoia that exists in a police state, where leader Bashir al-Assad's oversized images fill every public space. She also effectively builds a rising sense of foreboding. Yet the film's climax comes up a little short in terms of emotional payoff."
-- Bruce DeMara
DeMara, Bruce. "Political chase falters at finish." Review of Inescapable. Toronto Star, September 14, 2012.