Laura Morgan
May 26, 2000 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Think of Train of Life — in which a band of Jews ”hilariously” outwits the Nazis — as Life Is Beautiful‘s less popular French stepsister. Schlomo, the village fool, convinces his neighbors to deport themselves by buying a train and dressing as German troops. Though poignant, the fairy tale is more fraudulent than fun. C

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