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Film Review: ‘Come What May’

9 September 2016 10:09 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Closing-credits photographs of WWII French refugees fleeing Nazi forces are the most poignant element of “Come What May,” whose fictional saga about townsfolk forced to abandon their homes, and two disparate men’s attempts to reunite with them, is a respectable but dully melodramatic affair. Director Christian Carion’s first feature since 2009’s “Farewell” is bolstered by a sweeping Ennio Morricone score, yet his narrative is too episodic, and his characters too one-dimensional, to carry the weight of grand historical tragedy, resulting in a picturesque, middle-of-the-road effort unlikely to entice anyone outside the art-house crowd.

Aside from some bumpy early edits which leave its setup a bit rushed and muddled, “Come Way May” lucidly lays out its basic premise: Having escaped their native Germany in 1939, anti-Nazi activist Hans (August Diehl) and young son Max (Joshio Marlon) take refuge in the northern French village of Pas-de-Calais, where Hans is soon arrested »

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Come What May Movie Review

1 September 2016 1:11 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Come What May (En mai, fais ce qu’il te plait) Cohen Media Group Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B Director:  Christian Carion Written by: Christian Carion, Laure Irrmann Cast: August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet, Mathilde Seigner, Alice Isaaz, Matthew Rhys, Joshio Marlon, Thomas Schmauser, Laurent Gerra Screened at: Cohen Media, NYC, 8/29/16 Opens: September 8, 2016 If you have healthy human emotions, you’ll find it heartbreaking to note that since the opening of the civil war in Syria in 2011, 13.5 million of its citizens need humanitarian assistance, 6.6 million are displaced within their country, and 4.8 million are now living outside of their country.  You would be similarly heartbroken  [ Read More ]

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