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  • Summary: In 1943, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women. (Zeitgeist Films)
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  1. Positive: 18 out of 21
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  1. A guilty pleasure and one of the best films of the year.
  2. First-time feature film director Max Farberbock has given a terrific visual style, resonance, sense of hope and power to the material.
  3. 75
    When Aimee and Jaguar gets on one of its frequent rolls, it can evoke memories of Bertolucci or even De Sica.
  4. There's no denying the raw emotional power of this heart-rending story.
  5. Färberböck has directed the story with a canny blend of liveliness and taste.
  6. 40
    There is surprisingly little emotional amplitude in the film.

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  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
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  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. Collapse

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