The Fallen Reviews

May 11, 2006
War is hell, it maintains -- and though we've heard that before, Taub and his crack international company make us feel it.
March 23, 2006
The photography and period detailing are excellent, and Taub, who displays real feeling for the innocent bystanders of war, finds the occasional small, surprising moment.
March 10, 2006
You care for these warriors, no matter which uniform they're wearing.
March 9, 2006
Directed by Ari Taub with a naturalistic style and a nonpartisan eye, The Fallen finds its humanity in the dailiness of a soldier's life.
September 25, 2007
bitchy candour, impossible in a bigger budget production, makes this featurette unusually refreshing.
July 24, 2007
This multiethnic, polyglot war epic successfully marries its grand ambitions to a minuscule budget.
March 10, 2006
Italian locations, strong acting in three different languages, and sharply written snapshots of individual soldiers from all four sides of the conflict add up to a multifaceted close-up of daily life on the lines.
March 7, 2006
While the scope is ambitious and the tone refreshingly light on moralism, few of the innumerable characters and subplots elicit much sympathy.