Labyrinth Of Lies Reviews

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April 7, 2016
It's a classic tale, told by director Giulio Ricciarelli with a fine eye for period detail and a welcome air of restraint.
March 30, 2016
Fehling does a fine job as Radmann, who also carries a heavy weight, as a cypher for all the Germans who did not want to know what their fathers did in the war.
November 5, 2015
An emotionally affecting and illuminating piece that is beautiful as well as edifying.
October 30, 2015
What should have been a fairly direct look at a culture hiding from itself becomes an overdone, angst-everywhere exercise.
October 22, 2015
The movie reveals so many secrets and twists that it threatens to dilute its message. When a visit to Auschwitz becomes little more than an appreciation of a pretty meadow, the script flirts with banality.
October 22, 2015
Formulaic and uninspired ...
August 29, 2018
Deftly navigates a bureaucratic maze [in which] a younger generation hasn't even heard of Auschwitz and an older generation wants to forget it.
August 23, 2018
Giulio Ricciarelli's engaging historical drama...can be seen as a prequel to Hannah Arendt.
August 13, 2018
It's an undoubtedly fascinating topic, but is diluted somewhat by the polished direction and unfocused narrative.
November 5, 2017
The film, while commercially accessible and moderately interesting, is unfortunately perfectly forgettable.
October 5, 2016
This post-Holocaust drama, while admittedly quite engrossing to watch, can't avoid coming across as overly streamlined to offer easy catharsis for a mainstream audience.
September 30, 2016
An eye-opening story about the importance of seeking the truth.
June 24, 2016
Fehling, whose face is familiar from Inglourious Basterds and Homeland, has the matinee idol looks to carry a heroic role. But there are several scenes and plot developments that have a schematic, template-like feel to them.
June 23, 2016
Director Giulio Ricciarelli likes to mix things up, adding thriller-like pace and romance to jolly us along. It's such heavy stuff that you thank him for it.
May 30, 2016
A powerful film about guilt and the redemption of the German people after World War II. [Full review in Spanish]
May 30, 2016
A powerful portrait that doesn't use sentimentalism to reflect an important historical moment. [Full review in Spanish]
May 26, 2016
Told with efficiency and in a simple way, the film explores moral conflicts that still have echoes today. [Full review in Spanish]
May 25, 2016
A valuable film because it sheds light on a historical moment that isn't that well known. [Full review in Spanish]
May 23, 2016
A great effort to take back and preserve the delicate historical memory of thr crimes of the State and their attempts to erase them of memory. [Full review in Spanish]
May 20, 2016
Ricciarelli's film denounces wars as a horrible setting for human evil to grow and prey on the poor. [Full review in Spanish]
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