Aimée & Jaguar
Aimée & Jaguar (2000)

Based on a true story, Aimée & Jaguar is a love story and historical drama about a liaison both forbidden and dangerous. Set in Berlin during World War II, Aimée & Jaguar tells the story of Felice (Maria Schrader), a reporter with a Nazi… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 11, 2000
DVD 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

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.

Dave Kehr
New York Times

There is surprisingly little emotional amplitude.

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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

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

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Färberböck's engrossing debut conveys the devotion between Aimée (Juliane Köhler) and Felice Schragenheim (Maria Schrader).

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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: 87% 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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