Life is Strange
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Life is Strange evokes the vibrant life of Jewish families in pre-World War II Europe through childhood memories of survivors. Intimate conversations with people from all walks of life are presented against a tapestry of rare footage that takes us into the heart of pre-war Yiddish culture, and portrays a universal experience of carefree childhood. The movie explores the connection between old age and childhood, what remains of childhood in our later years, and how the memory of the past can be retained when the world that created it no longer exists. Started as an attempt by two friends to… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lacks the sustained emotional power of many of the similarly themed Holocaust documentaries that have preceded it."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
""Life Is Strange" is unfocused yet intermittently effective as an illustrated oral history."
‑ Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times
"[A] useful, if slightly redundant, oral history ..."
‑ Miriam Bale, New York Times
"Mixed-bag documentary packs an emotional wallop despite its failure to achieve its goals."
‑ Simi Horwitz, Film Journal International
"May provide more catharsis to those directly involved in its making than it will to most viewers."
‑ Michael Nordine, L.A. Weekly
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