All My Loved Ones
All My Loved Ones (2000)

The horrors of the Jewish Holocaust are revisited in this drama by Czech director Matej Minac. The film opens with the upwardly mobile Silberstein clan led by Jakub (Josef Abrham), as he buys a villa in the countryside just before Hitler… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 13, 2004
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A tone of rueful compassion ... reverberates throughout this film, whose meaning and impact is sadly heightened by current world events.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

As banal as the telling may be -- and at times, All My Loved Ones more than flirts with kitsch -- the tale commands attention.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Vastly moving.

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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

The movie is loaded with good intentions, but in his zeal to squeeze the action and our emotions into the all-too-familiar dramatic arc of the Holocaust escape story, Minac drains his movie of all individuality.

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Richard James Havis
Hollywood Reporter

Sensitive ensemble performances and good period reconstruction add up to a moving tragedy with some buoyant human moments.

Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

It's truly awful and heartbreaking subject matter, but one whose lessons are well worth revisiting as many times as possible.

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Megan Turner
New York Post

Schindler's List it ain't.

Leslie Camhi
Village Voice

It offers a glimpse of the Solomonic decision facing Jewish parents in those turbulent times: to save their children and yet to lose them.

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Bridget Byrne
Boxoffice Magazine

There's a persistent theatrical sentiment and a woozy quality to the manner of the storytelling, which undercuts the devastatingly telling impact of utter loss personified in the film's simple title.

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