Fugitive Pieces Synopsis
Jakob Beer is a child who witnesses his family's slaughter at the hands of the Nazis.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If Fugitive Pieces has a message, it is that life can heal us, if we allow it.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Fugitive Pieces has a sharp, devastating story to tell.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The strengths of Fugitive Pieces are its fluidity and subtlety. Emotional repression may be one of the most difficult conditions to portray...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
A subtly rich performance by Dillane and a fine supporting cast make this Holocaust drama worth seeing, even if you don't think you can...
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Chicago Tribune

The performances are often more compelling than the movie's sometimes static storytelling.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Made with an unerring visual dazzle -- its dark corners are shadowy, deep and melancholy, its brilliant seascapes the sparkling embodiment...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie does offer intriguing, perceptive glimpses of the everyday difficulties of being both a survivor and the child of a survivor.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The romanticized image of the tortured artist - never mind how warranted his or her angst might be - is the stuff of stereotype unless it's...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
As plodding and pretentious as it is ambitious.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Though much of the film's power is tamped down by the passive storytelling style, Dillane's performance as the adult Jakob is compelling,...
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Fugitivee Pieces

By PhilVery
I saw this movie with two other women. All three of us agree it is a very fine movie, well plotted and acted with beautiful scenery of Greece. However the two largest shortcomings arefirst that it...

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Rated R | For some sexuality