Full of humor, charming characters, and some interesting life lessons, but quite a lot of it is about death and what happens after.
Delivers many of the familiar genre beats of wartime movies, but then goes beyond them, excelling at moments both peaceful and violent.
Thanks to particularly inspired casting it's transformed from a standard indie movie, clichés and all, into something far more special.
Owns the least plausible and laughably awful ending committed to film in recent memory; nothing but a poor knock-off of The Notebook.
There's something delightfully retro and very-early-Disney about this worthwhile adaptation of the popular children's book.
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