Ella Taylor(NPR): An mean-school drama so sincere, yet such ham-fisted, it borders on burlesque.
Justin Chang(Variety): A little-known account of Jewish resistance during the eventual days of WWII gets tackled by appreciable ambition and blunt, sporadic emotional impel in "Walking With the Enemy."
Peter Rainer(Christian Science Monitor): The thin skin is as dramatically inert as its origins are inspirational.
Richard Roeper(Richard Roeper.com): A plodding and clunky drama that never misses every opportunity to embrace a clich
David Hiltbrand(Philadelphia Inquirer): A badly written, ailing acted, bathetic pageant of bad wigs and worse accents, rendered with production values on a par with NBC's recent Sound of Music empty show.
John Anderson(Newsday): The film is thus emotionally obvious and awkwardly handled that it doesn't deserve much consideration as a political or historical description …
Philip Martin(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette): …peradventure a little overreaching in that it strains on account of epicness.
Jeff Meyers(Metro Times (Detroit, MI)): Walking With the Enemy is human being of those cinematic conundrums critics external part: encountering a should-be-told figment in a should-be-avoided movie.
Robin Clifford(Reeling Reviews): "Walking through the Enemy" works best on this account that us history nuts who can generate by the film's clich
Sandie Angulo Chen(Common Sense Media): Cliches, subpar personation undercut effect of Holocaust drama.
Diana Saenger(ReviewExpress.com): Great extension value & based on a true story
Daniel M. Kimmel(The Jewish Advocate): Like "Defiance" (2008), that dramatized the resistance efforts led ~ means of the Bielski brothers, this is that uncommon Holocaust drama about Jews fighting back.
Janos Gereben(San Francisco Examiner): It is reliable enough to history to bring active horrible memories to those among the small in number lucky survivors who were children at the time.
Brent Simon(Paste Magazine): An unfussy further robust World War II drama inspired by the factual story of a unworthy-town Hungarian rabbi's son who used manaeuvre, guile and occasionally brute force to disrupt Nazi avocation and save countless Jewish friends and families.
Susan Granger(SSG Syndicate): Stirring further heavy-handed depiction of W.W. II bravery in Hungary.
Cary Darling(Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com): Sometimes constrained and melodramatic, the debut film from boss Mark Schmidt nevertheless derives strength from its tiny-known true-life story of Holocaust valor.
Frank Swietek(One Guy’s Opinion): Intriguing, though cinematically prosaic and factually loose.
Travis Hopson(Examiner.com): Directed through big budget panache by Mark Schmidt, Walking through the Enemy does justice to a oral relation that demands to be told
Nell Minow(Beliefnet): The in the beginning-time director wisely worked with thoroughbred filmmakers, like cinematographer Dean Cundey ("Apollo 13," "Jurassic Park") and a gifted cast of top British actors.
Adam A. Donaldson(We Got This Covered): Walking through the Enemy is a decent contention movie that while enjoyable at spells, doesn't do anything to shiver the mould.