Into The Arms Of Strangers - Stories Of The Kindertransport - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Into The Arms Of Strangers - Stories Of The Kindertransport Reviews

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Michael Dequina
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
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 28, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sarah Chauncey
June 4, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 20, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 24, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
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.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
May 7, 2001
A great human document, deeply moving, unforgettable.
Full Review| Original Score: 5/5
Michael Thomson
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 26, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
February 14, 2001
One of the year's more devastating film experiences.
Jim Judy
Screen It!
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.
Sheila Norman-Culp
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
February 13, 2001
After two intense hours revisiting the elemental bond between parent and child, the grit of daily life washes away.
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
February 7, 2001
preserves some of the most poignant and effective Holocaust history ever witnessed
Full Review | Original Score: B
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
February 7, 2001
Still resonating as powerfully today as when these black events first unfolded.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
February 7, 2001
Heartbreaking yet truly inspirational.
Harvey S. Karten
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 1, 2000
This extraordinary documentary can be seen as a meditation on Francis Bacon's thought: "If one be gracious to strangers, it shows you are a citizen of the world."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
A compelling document.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Ernest Hardy
January 1, 2000
It's an incredibly moving film, alternately infuriating and heartbreaking -- often both.
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