Life is Strange
Life is Strange (2012)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: August 31, 2012
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Lacks the sustained emotional power of many of the similarly themed Holocaust documentaries that have preceded it.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

With its vague organizing principle, the film fails to achieve an impact greater than the sum of its parts.

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Miriam Bale
New York Times

[A] useful, if slightly redundant, oral history ...

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Simi Horwitz
Film Journal International

Mixed-bag documentary packs an emotional wallop despite its failure to achieve its goals.

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Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly

May provide more catharsis to those directly involved in its making than it will to most viewers.

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