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A fantastic Story, well cast and well made. Well worth watching.
on 15 July 2014
The trailer for this film suggests it might be some sort of 'bad taste' lighthearted take on the atrocities committed during the Second World War. I have no idea why they choose to use a trailer like that. Thankfully, it is far closer to 'The Counterfeiters' in style and quality.
With a great storyline including many twists & turns along the way, this is a cracking film. It is founded on a cracking storyline and is well made, although the budget required some shortcuts I suspect. For example, someone that spends 3 or 4 years in a concentration camp doesn't come out the same weight and looking as healthy as the day they went in. But short of starving your lead actors, that is forgivable.
You are never sure whether the film will end entirely tragically or have a happier ending but the wait is worth it either way.
A well told story that is well cast and certainly well worth the watch if you don't mind subtitles. On that point, I felt the subtitles were a fraction out of sync in the scenes early on, but that might be a streaming issue and it wasn't a problem.