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Based on 30 Critics
  • Ms. Scott Thomas is as intelligent and attractive as ever, but the synthetic world her character inhabits can't compete with a harrowing past that depicts French complicity in Nazi atrocities. show more

  • Excellent performances make the movie effective. Yet the flashbacks have a depth and resonance largely absent from the modern scenes. show more

  • The movie gathers momentum with a steady, assured pace, accumulating incidents, characters, secrets and lies until the rush of events is absolutely transfixing. Cinema can sometimes rival the novel in compulsive intensity and Sarah's Key is one such example. show more

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