Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story Reviews

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March 29, 2002
Weiss and Speck capture the rich, turbulent tapestry of the Manns' lives.
March 28, 2002
An interesting, if not entirely successful, biography of two extraordinary personalities.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 17, 2005
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March 28, 2002
Weiss and Speck never make a convincing case for the relevance of these two 20th-century footnotes.
March 28, 2002
Why make a documentary about these marginal historical figures? Wouldn't one about their famous dad, author of Death in Venice, etc., be more valuable?
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 28, 2002
The re- enactments, however fascinating they may be as history, are too crude to serve the work especially well.
March 28, 2002
It's a bad sign when you're rooting for the film to hurry up and get to its subjects' deaths just so the documentary will be over, but it's indicative of how uncompelling the movie is unless it happens to cover your particular area of interest.
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