Lawrence O'Toole
March 26, 1993 AT 05:00 AM EST

A Day in October

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
performer
Kelly Wolf, D.B. Sweeney, Tovah Feldshuh
director
Kenneth Madsen
genre
Drama, War

We gave it a C-

D.B. Sweeney plays a young resistance fighter in Nazi-occupied Denmark who, after being taken in by a young Jewish woman (Kelly Wolf), gets her apathetic family involved in helping Jews escape. The only thing Danish about Sweeney is probably what he had for breakfast on the set. Still, A Day In October is one of those well-meaning, reasonably well made tributes to the human spirit in which the acting is, to put it kindly, aggressive, not to mention all wet, and there is much wailing and gnashing of teeth before the obvious arrives. C-

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