Winter in Wartime Reviews

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April 29, 2011
Writer-director Martin Koolhoven hits just the right balance of domesticity and oppression here, setting up the film's tense second half with sweet early touches of naivete.
April 29, 2011
It's got a grown-up artfulness, but "Winter in Wartime" could become a lot of boys' favorite movie.
April 22, 2011
What makes "Winter" really special is its complex exploration of the theme of heroism.
April 21, 2011
Director Martin Koolhoven's film about one boy's struggle to make sense of the absurd - of the inhumanity of war and its effects on everyone around him.
April 14, 2011
Winter in Wartime benefits from top-notch production values and a sturdy performance from its young lead, Martijn Lakemeier.
April 7, 2011
There's the potential for rich psychological head games here, and "Winter in Wartime'' flirts with them before giving itself over to contrivances.
January 8, 2019
Winter in Wartime proves there's still much to learn about the war -- and ourselves.
August 25, 2017
Winter in Wartime is a sad, surprising film.
August 10, 2014
...there's a lack of momentum here that prevents the viewer from connecting to the material on a frustratingly continuous basis...
November 1, 2013
A child-witness-to-war movie gets lost in a convention-driven screenplay
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