Here’s a dilemma: seeing as many Holocaust films as I’ve seen in my role as a Jewish film critic, I’ve become pretty jaded. I worry when Holocaust stories are used to generate cheap sentiment, and whenever that happens, I’m infuriated. So I’m probably harder on Holocaust films than most of you are, because I’ve already seen way more than my share. For example, I thought two recent films, The Counterfeiters and Fateless, were good enough but critically overrated. What a surprise, then, to fall hook, line, and sinker for the new film Fugitive Pieces…”
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