Aimée & Jaguar
Aimée & Jaguar (2000)

This film is based on the memoirs of Lilly Wust. Lilly Wust is the wife of a Nazi soldier, living in Berlin. When Lilly receives a love letter signed "Jaguar," she suspects a male admirer. But it is the self-confident Felice… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 23, 2001
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A gripping examination of sexual taboos, set against the backdrop of Nazi Germany, bolstered by a subtly shaded script and a strong cast.

Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

A sophisticated and beautiful feature debut from German television director Max Färberböck.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

This is more than a same-sex success, it's a most affecting, most sensual on-screen love affair, period.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A well acted, sensual tale of lesbian romance set against the tumultuous setting of WWII and the Holocaust.

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

A vivid slice of life -- and love -- during the 1944 Allied bombardment of Berlin.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Schrader plays Felice with a kind of doomed and reckless bravery.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

It's a breathtakingly beautiful film, never mawkish, never less than vibrantly real and never more affecting than when it explores the nature of a love that 'dare not speak its name', not in Nazi Germany

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Charles Taylor
Salon.com

The film ... isn't up to the complexities the story raises, but it's a consistently engrossing piece of work.

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A reminder that truth never ceases to be stranger than fiction.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Startlingly poignant, Aimée and Jaguar is a story about dreams. If you have ever dreamed, don't miss it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Megan S
i really liked this movie. Another one of my Library Media finds.
Ina S
Great, great film. Touching, historically mostly accurate and great acting.

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