The Grey Zone
- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2003 1 Jan
Dave Wilker (Catholic News) says, "The movie conveys its horrors to fearsomely real effect and in minute detail. As the title implies, the death camps created a moral gray zone. Knowing that not everyone was offered a choice by the Nazis to live or die, the more disturbing question left for the audience to answer is: Faced with that awful choice, what would any of us do and what price would we be willing to pay? Unfortunately,
Marie Asner (The Phantom Tollbooth) writes, "
Mainstream critics are hailing it as one of the year's best films. Stanley Kauffmann (The New Republic) applauds it as "Ironic, taut, [and] acted and directed with more than persuasive realism."