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88
Based on 19 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A history lesson about the Holocaust well worth teaching. show more

  • 100
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A profoundly unnerving historical document. show more

  • 80
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    A kind of historical detective story made up of haunting montages, including a theater performance featuring a heartbroken musician that's absolutely chilling. show more

  • 80
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Hersonski enriches this evidence by bringing in survivors of the ghetto, who tell stories of life there while watching the film themselves. show more

  • 90
    Michelle Orange Movieline

    The imperatives of history are manifold, and this film is among the most urgent of them. You cannot look, and you must look: This happened. They were human beings. All of them. show more

  • 100
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    It's the only film that exists of the Ghetto, and it's both revelatory and profoundly suspect. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Extremely unsettling and thought- provoking. show more

  • 90
    Bill Goodykoontz Arizona Republic

    To say that the film is uncomfortable to watch is an understatement. It's searing. Yet it's also invaluable. show more

  • 80
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    It will test your faith in humanity, but Hersonski's film is nonetheless a brilliant reminder of the importance of bearing witness. show more

  • 70
    Mark Keizer Boxoffice Magazine

    Just when we thought there were no new twists to the story of the Warsaw Ghetto comes this documentary: focused, sorrowful and revelatory. show more

  • September 11, 2010 jsjjdb
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    peegeenyc: dont hate. it ought to win 10 oscars. we must remind ourselves of the atrocities of the past. as u can see, some want to repeat them today.

  • August 25, 2010 peegeenyc
    Report This User

    disappointing - its meant to be a dramatic revelation that propaganda filmmakers stage scenes. no wait: Nazi ones too. Oh. My. God. ******* about the Holocaust. So it will probably win an Oscar.

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