A moving and sometimes gripping documentary stitched into a powerful shared narrative. You had to remind yourself whose side you were on.

Phil Hogan

(The Guardian)

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The madness of war has rarely been shown on television this closely.

Hauke Friederichs

(Time Online)

Ambition and virtuosity know no boundaries. We ride a rollercoaster of emotions, as if we are not supposed to understand history but rather to live it ourselves.

Hans Beerekamp

(NRC Handelsblad)

An exceptional, marvellous testimony of the First World War


Kids of Courage

The result is incredibly strong. The series is gripping, maybe precisely because it manages without the usual horror images.

Jochen Voit

(South German Newspaper)

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Kids of Courage

In an unexpectedly touching way the war is explained in very simple words.

Oliver Käver

(The Mirror)

La Zingaretta

Absolutely brilliant!

Beverley Jones

Kids of Courage

You have touched with your work not only children, but also the adults at the festival.

Lene Neckel

(Children's and Family Programs, SWR)

Kids of Courage

The script is outstanding!!! Excellent!!!

Dr. Maya Götz

(Central Institute for Youth and Educational Television)

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