The Flat Synopsis
Cleaning out an apartment leads to unexpected discoveries and secrets coming to light.
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San Francisco Chronicle

The movie feels more like a thriller and a mystery than a documentary. Perhaps someday, someone will be inspired to dramatize this...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
I will salute the deftness and intelligence with which Goldfinger observes the reactions of the living to the revelations of the dead.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
What makes The Flat mesmerizing is its wealth of historical detail. What makes it universal is what it says about families everywhere -...
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Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
A quietly brilliant study in cognitive dissonance, The Flat is a documentary look at Holocaust denial, but not the kind you might think.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Is something being hidden? No. It's more that something doesn't want to be known.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Ultimately, this is not a film about one specific event but about human nature - most notably, the instincts toward denial and delusion,...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
There's something touching about the way Goldfinger obeys his moral compass. He doesn't seem at all happy with that luxury. It's a burden...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
The Holocaust must never be forgotten, but like many well-intentioned documentaries, The Flat derives more power from the implicit strength...
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Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
Accusation is the rhetoric of outrage, and Arnon Goldfinger can't bring himself to experience even conservative anger, regardless of its...
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Time Out New York

The Flat details his efforts to understand this unusual situation, and although the film suggests that his relatives may have maintained...
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Long and boring

By elijahlight
The trailer made it seem like a great mystery discovered. Instead it slowly told the story of friends on different sides of a war....

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Rated NR