Drama • PG-13 • 2005 • 1 hr 56 min
Interesting and thoughtful. Well filmed and acted
A wonderful account of the Christmas Truce.
Great film with an incredible use of language in storytelling. A human look into the Christmas Day ceasefire durning WWI. Top Christmas film
Really heartfelt story with a beautiful, but obvious, message. A great Christmas film
Fascinating look at a unique period of the Great War (WWI).
Une histoire méconnu et bien interprété ici.
Perfect Christmas movie, without the cheesy element. Truly human, and makes you question a lot of things. Unassuming but powerful.
"A splendid story about the spirt of the holidays and the good in people as a world war wages throughout 1914 Europe"
Good watch. A lot of subtitles but the story is heartwarming.
In my top 5 Christmas movies. A beautiful film of a beautiful story in a dark part of history.
Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
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300 years of a remarkable musical instrument. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin has traveled through Austria, England, China, and Canada, leaving both beauty and tragedy in its wake. In Montreal, Samuel L Jackson plays an appraiser going over its complex history.
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