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Hitler's Children Reviews

February 18, 2013
A film whose core is a haunting question: When parents are monstrous, where does filial love begin and end?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 3, 2013
The moral weight of "Hitler's Children" is unmistakable. So is that weight's inertness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 16, 2012
The sins of the fathers have seldom weighed so heavy as in the odd, intriguing and ultimately moving Hitler's Children.
November 16, 2012
Haunting documentary about the descendants of top Nazi leaders struggling to endure their horrific legacy.
November 16, 2012
Quiet, simple and soaked in sorrow, "Hitler's Children" takes a stripped-down approach to an emotionally sophisticated subject.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 15, 2012
It's always dispiriting to see an ideal subject given shallow treatment, and one spends most of this documentary wishing a more experienced director had made it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 15, 2012
How these men and women have chosen to face this inherited burden directly or flee from it creates a fascinating spectrum the film explores via quietly intimate interviews.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 13, 2012
Hitler's Children is a powerful and well-judged presentation of the stories and their impossibilities.