'Fugitive Pieces' Adaptation Sucks the Poetry Out of a Holocaust Survival Tale

L.A. Weekly | May 2, 2008
Canadian filmmaker Jeremy Podeswa has given it the old college try, but in pursuit of tact and sensitivity, he has hollowed out the novel's urgency -- its unflinching confrontation with the horrors of 20th-century history -- in favor of a vaguely spiritual morbidity that slides into mere pathos.

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