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Come What May (2016)



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May 1940. To escape the German invasion, the inhabitants of a small village in the north of France take to the road, like millions of other French people. On this exodus, the villagers take with them a German child, whose father opposed the Nazi regime and who has been jailed in Arras for lying about his nationality. During the chaos, the father is freed and sets out to find his son, accompanied by a Scottish soldier who is trying to get back to England.

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All Critics (22) | Top Critics (11)

With its old-fashioned gloss, the incident-packed story proves only mildly engaging and finally has little to say.

September 29, 2016 | Full Review…

The plight of wartime refugees has rarely if ever looked so picture-postcard perfect as it does in this well-intentioned but ultimately plodding and far too painterly period melodrama.

September 22, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

"Come What May" is a paint-by-numbers account of a real-life World War II event, the displacement of eight million people from their homes in France.

September 15, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

If you ever wanted to see a wartime movie that feels directed by a kinder, gentler Michael Bay, Come What May is right up your alley.

September 9, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

French townsfolk flee invading Nazis, and a father aims to reunite with his son, in Christian Carion's mawkish, one-dimensional WWII drama.

September 9, 2016 | Full Review…
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There's nothing excessively imaginative or distinguished about the film, but it has some of the solid narrative pleasures of a good, old-fashioned Hollywood war epic.

September 9, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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