Fateless Synopsis
A Jewish boy is kidnapped on the streets of Budapest in 1944 and taken to a Nazi camp.
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New York Post

Profound and majestic.
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100

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
This exceptional film features some of the most beautiful cinematography ever seen on film, in service of some of the most horrible images...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In the juxtaposition of cataclysmic matter-of-fact misery and cinematic poetry, the filmmaker finds a calmly stunning way to convey the...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Fateless is both haunting and poetic. It also is visually stunning.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's a work that sears the heart and conscience. The events are annihilating, the way they're told both beautiful and terrifying.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This unique and devastating look at the Holocaust is drawn from the autobiographical novel of 2002 Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertesz.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Fateless looks man's inhumanity to man square in the eye and pronounces it standard operating procedure, and that may be the greater horror.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Accomplishes the near impossible, bringing a fresh perspective to a horrific subject.
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75

Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
The film never lacks dignity. Fateless doesn't look at life at the camp like Roberto Benigni did in "Life is Beautiful."
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film's power also lies in the honesty of its observation. Though Gyuri survives unfathomable horrors, he can't forget them and, in the...
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