The Counterfeiters Reviews

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February 6, 2018
It's details like that-too bizarre not to be true-that give "The Counterfeiters" its bitter wallop. It's an astonishing tale of cunning, compromise and survival.
October 24, 2008
October 18, 2008
As writer-director Stefan Ruzowitzky shows, powerfully, affectingly, in The Counterfeiters, the privileges experienced by this small team of Jews and criminals came at a price.
April 24, 2008
This dark, absorbing thriller is not just a moral exercise in the awful choices faced by those determined to survive history's worst genocide. It invites us to imagine ourselves in the shoes of a not-quite-lovable rogue.
April 13, 2008
The Counterfeiters, written and directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky, is a morally challenging twist on the long and honorable tradition of forgery movies.
March 20, 2008
Based on a real-life Nazi operation, the film is a tense drama with performances that elevate the movie to the front rank of films set in concentration camps.
March 14, 2008
It's impossible not to respond to The Counterfeiters and the haunting questions it raises.
March 14, 2008
Deft and fascinating handling of a moral quandary in a Nazi concentration camp.
March 14, 2008
Is this the last word on the Holocaust? No. But nothing is. And nothing ever should be.
March 7, 2008
Turns out to be just as challenging and effective a political drama as Persepolis and 4 Months.
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