La Rafle (The Round Up) Synopsis
A retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup".
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The Playlist

By Mark Zhuravsy
Stumbles out of the gate with a pacing that suggests a stern history lesson, despite warm performances from the cast and a polished look.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A big, sorrowful, dramatically trite period epic about a bleak chapter in the history of modern France.
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63

Slant Magazine

Sentimentality may make the movie's agony more digestible, but its darkness resists any glossing over of what isn't only France's, but...
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60

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
It's a straightforward, heartfelt drama, well acted and well produced.
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60

Variety

By Jordan Mintzer
Turning one of the darkest moments in modern French history into syrupy historical drama, writer-director Rose Bosch's The Round Up is a...
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58

Portland Oregonian

By Stan Hall
There are two halves to La Rafle. The successful one involves the personal tribulations of the families and other souls who were jammed...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

It is a paint-by-numbers Holocaust movie, scrupulously balanced, always cautious, occasionally clichéd, often sentimental.
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50

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
A well-meaning but inexpertly dramatized account of the roundup of 13,000 Parisian Jews in the summer of 1942.
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40

Time Out New York

The movie succeeds in generating only mild outrage, tempered by impeccable tastefulness and the safe distance of time.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

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A bankable cast, a hint of controversy and high production values may play in their favor commercially, but Bosch and her producer-husband...
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