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The Keeper strays into easy sentimentality, but this fact-based drama's warm spirit makes its indulgences easy to forgive. Read critic reviews

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A young English woman and a soccer-playing German POW overcome prejudice, public hostility and personal tragedy near the end of World War II.

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Critic Reviews for The Keeper

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  • Maybe the actual Trautmann was haunted by memories of a boy with a soccer ball he saw killed. But it's likely that reality was less tidy.

    October 1, 2020 | Full Review…
  • For the most part, the film embraces its contradictions. As a parable about forgiveness, it's a fine example. As a portrait of the real Trautmann, some questions remain, hanging in the air like a ball on the way to the far corner of the net.

    July 16, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A delightful slab of Hovis-commercial filmmaking that efficiently orders the vital elements in Trautmann's story.

    April 5, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A solidly built, if hardly world changing, drama about a story that really is quite remarkable.

    April 5, 2019 | Full Review…
  • The extraordinary true story of Burt Trautmann...gets a warm if corny retelling in Marcus H Rosenmüller's drama. The on-field action is decently handled, as is Trautmann's initial ostracism for his medal-winning deeds in the Second World War.

    April 5, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • The Keeper's insistence on seeing the good in all its characters and giving them the happy ending they were probably denied in real life has its charms.

    April 4, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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