New-to-Me Films of 2012 (366 movies items)
"A wonderfully exquisite piece of work. Renoir's direction is tops; exceptionally poetic and masterful in its narrative progression. This is a war-themed film that looks past barriers of class and rank, and instead focuses on each character sympathetically and with special interest to their humanistic traits. It avoids hard-hitting, clichéd stories, and relies on the universal similarities and inevitable friendships that occur in harsh conditions. A subtle film that is, undoubtedly, profound and"