Ashes in the Snow

Release Date: January 11th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

During World War II, a 16-year-old artist and her family get deported to Siberia as Stalin brutally dismantles the Baltic region.

Cast: Bel Powley, Martin Wallström, Lisa Loven Kongsli

Director: Marius A. Markevicius

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Vertical Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

  • 25
    Rex ReedObserver

    Filmmakers never seem to run out of footnotes to history during World War II. This one is better served in the pages of a novel. It doesn’t work on film. show more

  • 60
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film is heartfelt and often powerful, but sometimes too sluggish to carry maximum impact. show more

  • 38

    The depictions of degradation and sadism are arguably accurate, yes. But they’re executed in a context that’s almost entirely free of meaningfully specific historical detail, to the extent that one comes to suspect this movie of commodifying human suffering. show more

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