April 23, 2010
Great film-making in realistically portraying the Russian treatment of Germans in their Berlin invasion at the end of WW II, while also being entertaining overall (a difficult juxtaposition to achieve) . Powerful in its impact.
December 31, 2009
This movie is an powerful testament to the survival instinct in conflict with personal human dignity and ethical considerations. Although it is extremely difficult to watch because of its visceral depiction of personal degradation and assault, the triumph of this woman's spirit who managed to act with courage and conviction under the most dire of ************* is more than compelling, it is