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1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Cleaning out an apartment leads to unexpected discoveries and repressed family emotions coming to the surface.

Cast: Axel Milberg

Director: Arnon Goldfinger

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

The Flat (2011)

Release Date: October 19th, 2012|1 hr. 37 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 8 )
  • 100
    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 astonishing story. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    What makes The Flat mesmerizing is its wealth of historical detail. What makes it universal is what it says about families everywhere - that children, being children, don't want to know what their parents are up to, and that grown-ups, being human, don't want to credit troubling facts that conflict with what they need to believe. show more

  • 80
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Ultimately, this is not a film about one specific event but about human nature - most notably, the instincts toward denial and delusion, acceptance and forgiveness. From start to finish, revelations abound. show more

  • April 18, 2013 crkeck
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    you r all nazis

  • March 20, 2013 iwanttousebob
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    Too many Jews.

  • January 17, 2013 Bev
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    breathtaking, the film was predictable - the silence between generations - and the pain within - during and post discovery of the mysteries of the past - and who was present - and who was present while in mental, emotional absentia. difficult to watch unfold; what a waste of all still \'absent\'

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