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“..reconciliation between the torturer and his victim doesn't have the uneasy emotional heft of Eric's suffering. That is either a slight on the final act or a tribute to the first, but either way The Railway Man makes do with simple satisfaction..”
by Craig Mathieson [The Sunday Age]
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
“..it's a terrific story and Lomax's book, written soon after this confrontation, has been a bestseller, but the film strains so hard trying to sustain the emotional intensity that Teplitzky has whipped up, that there's no energy left for the big finish..”
by Sandra Hall [Sydney Morning Herald]
Reviewed by Catherine Shoard [The Guardian]
Reviewed by Peter Debruge [Variety]