On a positive note, I felt that certain scenes seemed metaphorical. The Nazis speak with the thickest of English accents, as do the Jews, the children and the rest of the world presumably. [Director] Mark Herman knows how to milk the melodrama from every scene, but viewers may feel a little icky about the experience. A film dealing with the Holocaust really should be a little less clumsily executed, manipulative and contrived than this. I found it a clever idea that Bruno asked questions and in the lack of response the viewer seems to answer them in their own mind. Miley Cyrus Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 June 2015. If you swap the Nazi's, the Jew's and the concentration camp for Al Qaeda, American citizens and the Twin Towers America would boycott the movie and label it as seriously poor taste. | Rating: 4/5 It really is the clearest "Queens English", I can just image one of the SS officers turning to the other and saying; "Pardon me old boy, would you mind awfully if we stopped for a spot of afternoon tea before we stroll over the road and bump 'orf a couple of dozen gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion?" The ending is undeniably powerful but to say that it is "too much" is a condescending viewpoint of children and what they understand (which paradoxically ties into the film's very theme). | Rating: 4/5 and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. |, May 1, 2009 This film is, obviously, not a documentary, or a thorough look at the holocaust, or an exhaustive epic. |. It won't feel like home until we make it feel like home. The ending is not what I expected and it couldn't have been better for the point of the film to come across. Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. It's a fantastic film and I do recommend it but one word of advice: It's not cheery. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. This is the first film I have ever reviewed, but this one I just had to do. Answers. As the film continued my irritation was building to a crescendo. Many viewers took to Twitter when the penny dropped to express their shock that Asa is all grown up now. Video availability outside of United Kingdom varies. But is ultimately an unbelievable, naive, clearly fictional story that is only shocking to those previously unaware of the situation. Activities for kids . Sidney Poitier’s 7 Most Memorable Performances, All Harry Potter Movies Ranked Worst to Best by Tomatometer.

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