Habermann - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Habermann Reviews

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John Anderson
August 8, 2011
More soap opera than high drama, the film is confused and confusing, and tedious to boot.
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Mike Hale
New York Times
August 4, 2011
As directed by the Czech veteran Juraj Herz in prestige-television style, the bulk of the film is a classically proportioned and tasteful wartime soap opera.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Nick Schager
Time Out
August 2, 2011
Compensates for its under-occupation familiarity with poignant performances, confident direction and an impressively sober sense of how the era's tragedy kept expanding exponentially.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
August 2, 2011
A World War II melodrama with a hook, Habermann does a credible job of personalizing a period of the war largely unknown outside the Czech Republic.
Jesse Cataldo
Slant Magazine
August 1, 2011
A portrait of a town that never feels completely real, devoid of normality or everyday activity, a depiction which undercuts the eventual emotional escalation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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