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Stumbles out of the gate with a pacing that suggests a stern history lesson, despite warm performances from the cast and a polished look. Read full review
A big, sorrowful, dramatically trite period epic about a bleak chapter in the history of modern France. Read full review
Sentimentality may make the movie's agony more digestible, but its darkness resists any glossing over of what isn't only France's, but Europe's painful legacy. Read full review
It's a straightforward, heartfelt drama, well acted and well produced. Read full review
Turning one of the darkest moments in modern French history into syrupy historical drama, writer-director Rose Bosch's The Round Up is a polished, pathos-driven re-creation of the Vichy regime's mass imprisonment and disposal of 13,000 Parisian Jews in summer 1942. Read full review
There are two halves to La Rafle. The successful one involves the personal tribulations of the families and other souls who were jammed into a Paris velodrome for days under intolerable conditions. Read full review
It is a paint-by-numbers Holocaust movie, scrupulously balanced, always cautious, occasionally clichéd, often sentimental. Read full review
A well-meaning but inexpertly dramatized account of the roundup of 13,000 Parisian Jews in the summer of 1942. Read full review
The movie succeeds in generating only mild outrage, tempered by impeccable tastefulness and the safe distance of time. Read full review
A bankable cast, a hint of controversy and high production values may play in their favor commercially, but Bosch and her producer-husband Ilan Goldman have come dangerously close to making a feel-good movie about the Holocaust. Read full review
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