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Divided We Fall Reviews

December 8, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
October 8, 2001
As with the films of Emir Kusturica, whose characters also resist easy analysis, the people in Divided We Fall are completely and wonderfully human.
October 8, 2001
Divided We Fall is quintessentially Czech, and it knows no borders.
August 16, 2001
Has the literary richness, depth of character and tone that such a morally difficult, powerful narrative requires.
August 2, 2001
A lovely movie, one that allows its characters unexpected spurts of growth and regression, darkness and grace.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 2, 2001
A rewarding, courageous and beautiful work.
July 20, 2001
An accomplished, insightful, touching film.
July 19, 2001
Treats the ensuing issues of conscience and compromise with subtlety and warmth.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 6, 2001
A stirring, affecting story about courage, trust and the inevitability of bizarre allegiances during times of desperation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2001
Whether they act with cowardice or courage, the characters are invariably complex.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 29, 2001
Even in the most appalling circumstances, it suggests, human folly can be funny and even moving.
June 29, 2001
Hrebejk, Jarchovsky and the talented cast wrench our emotions in unexpected directions.
June 25, 2001
Hrebejk directs with a sure hand and a warm heart.
June 22, 2001
Director Jan Hrebejk gives it a provocative and daring twist, perching farcical mischief, wit, and pragmatism on the edge of the Holocaust.
June 15, 2001
Morally complex -- and very entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 15, 2001
Hrebejk furthers his country's reputation for cinematic absurdity as the only sane artistic reaction to political insanity.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 8, 2001
Shows that it's not only possible to make a spine-tingling World War II saga without bloodshed, but also to use such stories to examine the agonizing-but-necessary values of conscience, loyalty and forgiveness.
June 8, 2001
A very worthwhile entry in the proud tradition of Czech filmmakers examining serious social issues with dark humor.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 8, 2001
Poignant, humanistic and irresistibly comic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 7, 2001
The cast ... performs with such subtlety and ingenuity that all sense of narrative artifice vanishes.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 7, 2001
Feels as if it's been engineered for the lowest IQ in the room.
June 6, 2001
Inspires a longing to follow these vivid characters into the next horrific stage of the Czech century.
February 13, 2001
Confronts an incendiary topic head-on with grace, style, compassion and exquisitely practical wit.