Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: September 15, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 25 Critics
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100
Has moments of profound poignance, though it lacks the overall dramatic impact of "The Long Way Home."
88
Proves there are Holocaust stories still to be told.
88
A powerful and moving contribution to the cinema of the Holocaust.
80
This moving tribute to a handful of candles flickering in the darkness has the power to summon us--one prays--to our better selves.
80
A haunting tale of the physical survival and emotional confusion of children who were simultaneously required to build a new life and hold fast to the memory of an old one, in the hope of resuming it after the war.
75
Misses some creative opportunities to really drive this story home, but it's a naturally haunting story nonetheless.
75
Movingly recounts a hitherto untold story in the voices of the people who lived it.
75
Documentary of riveting personal stories.