Metascore
66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Every movie about the Holocaust should be this good, but few are.
User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. JimG.
    Jun 25, 2006
    5
    Interesting if uneven drama about awakening to disillusionment.
  2. ConradS.
    Jun 14, 2006
    8
    Engaging with excellent performances. Max Riemelt is particularly good. If the whole film was just a bit more subtle, it would've been truly outstanding. Full Review »
  3. PhilipJ.
    May 15, 2006
    9
    The story of these two boys making a stand against the hideous nazi germany is one of the most emotional and inspiring films i've ever seen. experience it and believe it. Full Review »