A collection of reviews of films from off the beaten path; a travel guide for those who love the cinematic world and want more than the mainstream releases.
Friday, January 18, 2019
In brief: WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY (2017)
Mixing talking heads with recreations and actors reading the words of the Jews in Poland Who Will Write our History is a respectful portrait of life during war time. And while the film is very informative, is kind of dull. Blame the construction of the film which is standard documentary formula and the reading of the words which tends to be not as passionate as it could have been. Its not bad but it’s not great either. I was engaged because I wanted to hear the stories but not because I was drawn into them.
Worth a look for those who are interested in the subject, for everyone else, not so much.
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