Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. 88
    The exceptionally strong cast showcases American, British, and Australian actresses, all of whom show an astonishing willingness to appear in physically unflattering circumstances (no makeup, hair and skin caked with drying mud).
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 1 out of 3
  1. Oct 16, 2012
    With a lack of tension in the resiliency of the women, there is little in the way of overall tension nor, ultimately, point in their endless suffering. Full Review »
  2. Jun 20, 2012
    The only 'good' thing about this movie was the Vocal Orchestra that helped to uplift spirits on both sides of the war. This is a good movie if you want to cry for most of it. Not so good if you have to study it for English Full Review »
  3. JudeM.
    Apr 19, 2006
    Immensely moved, especially by the fact that original scores which survived the camp were used for the vocal orchestra.