Allison M. 🌱 @ TIFF’s review published on Letterboxd:
The film focuses on one character in particular: David Bermann, a person of Jewish descent who uses his humor to get him through the Holocaust. But what saved him could also get into trouble. A lot of reviews I've skimmed complain that there are too many characters. There are a ton, but it doesn't get bogged down or diluted. My viewing was actually quite nice.
With our English subtitles, some words, assumedly in Yiddish didn't get translated. Based on the context, most of them were easy to understand. Some were not, though.
There is a dog that is missing a leg. A man jokes that he would take another leg off the dog.