Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. 89
    That Aimée & Jaguar manages so well in triple duty as a wartime melodrama with a lesbian twist is remarkable.
  2. A guilty pleasure and one of the best films of the year.
  3. Färberböck's sensual adaptation is a matter of fact embrace of the unconventional and dangerous during a terrible time.
  4. First-time feature film director Max Farberbock has given a terrific visual style, resonance, sense of hope and power to the material.
  5. 83
    It's a first love story that goes beyond many simplistic notions as to why people fall for one another. If it weren't true, no one would believe it.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. LisaJoN.
    May 21, 2006
    10
    As a lesbian and as someone who lived in Germany as a child after the second world war, I found the emotional and national resonance of the As a lesbian and as someone who lived in Germany as a child after the second world war, I found the emotional and national resonance of the film to be breathtaking. Everthing rings so true and at the same time so wonderously happy and so tragic. I cannot recommend a film more hightly. Full Review »