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The Ninth Day (Der neunte Tag) Reviews

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

An absorbing Holocaust drama that suggests the forces that drive us toward good or evil are constantly warring within all of us.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

June 16, 2005
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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While the pacing is a bit slow, the story line is engrossing.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

June 16, 2005
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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In this cat-and-mouse Faustian fable, Mr. Diehl and Mr. Matthes are singularly fascinating as tension-filled incompatibles.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

June 9, 2005
Shlomo Schwartzberg
Boxoffice Magazine

The true story of a Catholic priest from Luxembourg who must choose between cooperating with the Nazis or being returned to a concentration camp makes for a curiously uninvolving and emotionless film, considering the life-and-death issues it confronts.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

June 6, 2005
Harvey S. Karten

A taut, dialogue-driven play that should be required viewing in college ethics classes.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B+

May 29, 2005
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A grim meditation on faith and betrayal that focuses on a relatively obscure corner of Holocaust history: the fate of the Catholic clergy under the Third Reich.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/5

May 27, 2005
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Credit a literate script and excellent performances by Ulrich Matthes -- tall and gaunt and wearing a wide-brimmed friar's hat -- as Kremer, and August Diehl as the Nazi bureaucrat and failed seminarian assigned to watch over the priest in Luxembourg.

| Original Score: 3/4

May 27, 2005
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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In the face of the Holocaust, a wrestling match over which man is the likelier Judas strikes me as a trivial pursuit.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

May 27, 2005
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Digs beyond rote charges of ecclesiastical complicity and counter-arguments to explore various levels of resistance and protest — and their consequences.

Full Review Source: Decent Films Guide | Original Score: A+

May 27, 2005
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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In Volker Schlöndorff's somber moral thriller, a Roman Catholic priest, temporarily released from Dachau, finds his conscience tested when the Nazis try to co-opt him.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

May 26, 2005
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

This is moviemaking on the highest dramatic, psychological, and moral plane.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 4/4

May 26, 2005
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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Plays best as a dry exercise in historical doublespeak and rationalization.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 24, 2005
David Denby
New Yorker
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This film is powerful, concise, fully sustained.

May 23, 2005
Boyd van Hoeij

A much more intimate WW2 drama than Der Untergang, and even though it is not as strong, it is at least as interesting.

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November 30, 2004

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

| Original Score: 3/4

December 6, 2005

Time Out
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September 26, 2005

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Boston Phoenix
June 25, 2005
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