Waiting for Anya

Waiting for Anya

Waiting for Anya

A young shepherd and a widow help smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain in this World War II drama.

2020Rating: M, Violence109 minsBelgium, UK
DramaThrillerWarHistorical

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Waiting for Anya / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Despite its laudable intentions, Waiting for Anya proves less impactful than it should be.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

As harrowing as Jo's ordeal may be, the movie doesn't fail to provide the obligatory uplift.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Means well, but its insipid approach to history makes watching it feel like a homework assignment.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

It's the kind of film that's good news for anyone with a book report due on the source, but can't be recommended under any other circumstances.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The film is gorgeous to look at, all alpine meadow flowers and glorious green mountains. But the drama loses momentum pretty early on.

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The Times

The Times

Budget limitations, tonal inconsistencies and several creaky supporting performances are just some of the elements that scupper this worthy if ultimately inept Michael Morpurgo adaptation.

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