The Windermere Children

The Windermere Children

The Windermere Children

UK post-war drama based on the true story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.

2020Rating: M88 minsUK, Germany
DramaTrue Story & BiographyWarHistorical

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The Windermere Children / Reviews

Independent

Independent

It is rare indeed to find a television dramatisation, even one concerned, as here, with the Holocaust, that exercises such a raw emotional power.

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Daily Mail

Daily Mail

The horror was emphasised less than the humanity: we got to know seven teenagers and watched the well-meaning but futile attempts of psychologists and teachers to help them.

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The Times

The Times

The young Polish actors playing the teenagers did a harrowing subject proud.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Impressively devoid of sentimentality, grim in its facts, and moving in its portrait of the determined effort to rescue these young lives.

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