Saviors in the Night
Saviors in the Night (2012)

Saviors in the Night (Unter Bauern) is based on the memories of Marga Spiegel. In her narrative, published in 1965, she describes how courageous farmers in southern Münsterland hid her, her husband Siegfried {named Menne} and their little… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 16, 2012
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Derek Elley
Variety

This third feature by Dutch helmer-producer Ludi Boeken benefits from his docu background in its realistic, no-frills style and refreshingly unsentimental treatment of the subject.

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Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

Suspenseful, heartbreaking, and uplifting, Saviors is a worthy entry in the Holocaust genre.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

"Saviors'' is lifted up and made special by the complexities and social crosscurrents of the people it depicts.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

It's all fairly by the numbers, but in Boeken's presentation, the film isn't without its moments of narrative power.

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