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Simon and the Oaks

  NR HD

Lisa Ohlin

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Plot Summary

Based on the best selling novel, SIMON AND THE OAKS explores the toll WWII took on Jews in Europe, forcing them to hide and reinvent themselves to survive - only to later find their true selves again.

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Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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53%
  • Reviews Counted: 32
  • Fresh: 17
  • Rotten: 15
  • Average Rating: 6.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: With its exhilarating World War II narrative and performances that touch notes intimate and grand, "Simon and the Oaks" has an exquisite, and epic, ache. – David DeWitt, New York Times, Oct 11, 2012

Rotten: Though it retains the narrative complexity of the Swedish bestseller on which it's based, WWII saga Simon and the Oaks never creates an emotional or intellectual throughline of its own. – Ronnie Scheib, Variety, Oct 11, 2012

Fresh: It's a warmly done family and personal drama that seems to cover familiar territory, but only up to a point and very much in its own way. – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, Oct 18, 2012

Rotten: Simon and the Oaks has all the superficial elements of compelling drama but none of the interiority; it looks like a good movie without ever actually feeling like one. – Michael Nordine, Village Voice, Oct 9, 2012

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2014

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