Resistance
Resistance (2011)

In 1944 a group of women in an isolated Welsh village wake up to discover all of the their husbands have mysteriously vanished.

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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

The pace is so pedestrian it's a wonder the entire cast aren't on Zimmer frames.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Not bad, but it falls far short of It Happened Here.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

There is little conventional suspense or action, just an undertone of violence, and a sense of hallucination and disorientation.

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Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

There have been several 'what if' movies about what Britain might have been like had the Nazis occupied us. This is one of the worst.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Fails to capitalise on its intriguing premise and the pacing is painfully slow throughout.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Riseborough ... reminds us yet again what a great film actress she could be, in the right context.

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Alistair Harkness
Scotsman

The film has the feel of Sunday night telly - perfectly serviceable, but not much more.

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This is London

Ostensibly about decency and tough moral choices, these movies are actually an excuse to watch pretty people striding through pretty countryside.

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

A cold, bleak film. Riseborough is superb, but an all-too-brief Michael Sheen cameo underscores what's missing: conflict.

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