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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Hokey reenactments of the war years do the film no favors, but it’s worth sticking them out to witness a humanity that never could be faked. show more

  • 63
    Loren King Boston Globe

    Winton’s inspiring story deserves greater attention but this film isn’t the best representation of it. show more

  • 50
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    It’s a compelling story, and Minac has told it before, notably in 2002’s “The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton.” This new documentary seems aimed at a classroom audience. show more

  • 38
    Rob Humanick Slant Magazine

    This is a powerful chapter in our human history, but it's made melodramatic and dull through Matej Minac's indulgence of hokey reenactments and sound-augmented archival footage. show more

  • 60
    Barbara VanDenburgh Arizona Republic

    The story is good enough to tell itself, and the filmmakers should have let it. show more

  • 80
    Anita Gates The New York Times

    An enthralling documentary. show more

  • 60
    Variety

    A valuable albeit overproduced history lesson. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    It's a shame the way the film's narrative is undermined by long stretches of soulless re-enactments, by a well-meaning but energy-sapping final tribute, and by haphazard storytelling. show more

  • 40
    Robert Abele Los Angeles Times

    There's a great story at the heart of Matej Minac's documentary Nicky's Family, if only it were allowed to be told unvarnished. show more

  • January 29, 2013 Carol34435
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    Incredible movie - very uplifting. An interesting documentary that is well done.

  • January 12, 2013 everrite
    Report This User

    Don\'t walk, run to see this movie. It\'s basically a documentary, but one you will never forget.

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