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Into The Arms Of Strangers - Stories Of The Kindertransport Reviews

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January 5, 2009
This is an inherently moving story, and director Mark Jonathan Harris has the wisdom to trust that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 18, 2001
At the risk of sounding like a cad, I'll go ahead and admit that Into the Arms of Strangers is dreadfully boring and uninspired
| Original Score: 2.5/5
May 11, 2001
In tandem with the ever-growing body of documentaries on the same subject and the data they've all accumulated, it broadens our vision of this great human tragedy.
May 7, 2001
A great human document, deeply moving, unforgettable.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 5/5
April 16, 2001
Faces which carry history. That's what you will take away with you after watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 14, 2001
One of the year's more devastating film experiences.
February 14, 2001
A must see for history buffs as well as those who want to witness just how good humankind can be in the face of adversity and horror.
February 13, 2001
After two intense hours revisiting the elemental bond between parent and child, the grit of daily life washes away.
February 7, 2001
preserves some of the most poignant and effective Holocaust history ever witnessed
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 7, 2001
Still resonating as powerfully today as when these black events first unfolded.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 7, 2001
Heartbreaking yet truly inspirational.
January 1, 2000
Into the Arms of Strangers was produced with the help of the Holocaust Museum in Washington; it is a valuable, if necessarily fragmented, part of that institution's attempt to convey the enormity of what the Nazis did one life at a time.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
A compelling document.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
It's an incredibly moving film, alternately infuriating and heartbreaking -- often both.
January 1, 2000
Heartbreaking, haunting and occasionally humorous.
January 1, 2000
As well made and meticulously researched as we have come to expect from such pristine educational projects, enhanced with impressive archival footage and stills, heightened by carefully chosen music and sound, and elevated by properly dignified narration.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 1, 2000
Using archival footage of Europe at the brink of war, Harris conjures up a moving piece of film journalism, defining love, loss, separation and a good-news moment in what was a bad-news world.
January 1, 2000
Producer Deborah Oppenheimer's journey of discovery about her late mother's past appears legitimately destined for award consideration.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Students of both the dark and bright side of human nature cannot afford to miss it.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
What's being said makes for invaluable mandatory listening.
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