“ "The Exception" is interesting and absorbing - especially when Plummer is front and center.
“Tarantino make the effort, wouldn't waste my time on this.
“ One of the more entertaining parts of this silly film.
“There were a lot of very predictable and silly things going on in the story.
“ Plodding WWII drama with varying quality of performances .
“ Of all the good German stories this is one is very entertaining.
“ The plot is engaging, as it makes viewers care for both the German soldier and the Jewish maid.
“ I'm torn between calling this the most enjoyable silly film, or the silliest enjoyable film, I've seen in a while, but I found it captivating, even though it's almost certainly sheer fiction regarding any historical accuracy.
“ Brilliantly directed and written, this film surprisingly turned out to be a great watch & one of the best movies i have seen this yr..It has an intriguing premise amidst backdrop of world war 2.
“ Unexpectedly riveting.
“ A thoroughly enjoyable semi-historical drama.
“ This German Axis/Allies love story is above and beyond better than Suite Francaise (2014) where Matthias Schoenaerts was such a bore in that movie.
“"The Exception" gets more far-fetched as it goes along, but intense performances, great locations and a suitably romantic and dramatic score from Ilan Eshkeri make "The Exception" exceptional.
“ Just be assured it is worth watching and actually a better story than "Allied".
“ I really enjoyed this movie and highly recommend it.
“ Had the producers indicated at the beginning of the movie that it is a work of fiction, I would have enjoyed it much more.
“ Beautifully cast, sublimely acted, terrifically gripping storyline.
“ Clever and exciting and romantic .
“ Enjoyable with some discomfort .
“ Here we find yet another compelling role, this time for Eddie Marsan.
“I'm unsure of the film title, as The Kaiser's Last Kiss feels much more evocative.
“ The twist was predictable, so they did not hide it for the perfect moment and to make the film entirely rely on it.
“ Enjoyable war drama .
“When I found out that Jai Courtney was cast as Brandt I was so against it since I found Jai bland/miscast in his previous films, excluding Suicide Squad where his Captain Boomerang's entertaining in that.
“ This fictional WW2 movie cleverly blends fascinating fact and fiction to create an exciting believable story.
“ Thrilling, hilarious, lovely .
“ It is a beautiful romantic story that is also gripping and kept me at the edge of my seat from beginning to end.
“With that exception I found the movie entertaining and interesting.
“ Beyond that, the issues surrounding the exiled Emperor (a gift of a story if ever there was one) are thought-provoking and intriguing.
“ Coupled with a standard aloof Gestapo agent and the hunt for a spy the whole drama was often formulaic.
“Perhaps I am easily pleased, and I'm certainly a sucker for an old-fashioned love story, but I found this one enjoyable and interesting, with acting and script-writing of a high calibre indeed.
“ Engaging story with a satisfying outcome .
“ Totally underrated--touching, gripping, and perfect acting ensemble!.
“ All of their performances were very enjoyable.
“ Provided you can suspend your disbelief about probabilities, the story is engaging with fiction and historical fact deftly combined.
“ I also believe that in some particular scenes, the fear and disrespect could be slightly more intense.
“ It just looks ridiculous and unwatchable.
“ Janet McTeer provides unexpected comic relief as the second wife of the Kaiser.