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Red Cherry (1995)

Red Cherry

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Movie Info

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International
Directed By: ,
On DVD: Jul 28, 1998
Runtime:

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Critic Reviews for Red Cherry

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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July 6, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

May 20, 2003
Palo Alto Weekly

June 5, 2002
Boxoffice Magazine

Audience Reviews for Red Cherry

½

Interesting movie about foreign students from china and Asia being trapped in Russia during WWII during the Germans invasion of Russia. Historically some things are ignored (Stalin NKV etc) however this movie is about the children and what happened to them during the war time. It is a good movie and a good story. Some horrific things happen to these kids. Ideologies aside it's a movie well worth watching. Was life in Russia under Germans and captured Russians any worse than life under Mao? This is based on true accounts--were women really captured and tattooed by this mad German General (Doctor). Did this really happen? Parts of the plot concerning the children at the end seemed artificially constructed (some so painful I refused to watch.) It certainly is an important movie and one of the best movies of 1995. I am not sure many will enjoy viewing it. the film moves slowly and the 2 hours seemed like 4 hours to me. four stars maybe 5 stars the film really does make an unusual statement about war.

dfwforeignbuff
ld pierce
½

This is an excelent movie that I think is a must see. If you are interested in psycology, history, drama or just about anything else this movie will have something for you. The film is based on actual events that occured throughout the failed nazi invasion of Russia. The entire story is taken from accounts given by the children portrayed in the film. There are a lot of gory scenes and some underage nudity but it is still an excelent movie.

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Andrew Wiggin

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