"I have rarely seen a film more ruthless in its depiction of human evil."
— Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"A relentless masterpiece, and a brilliant study of the cause and effect nature of brutality."
— Ian Nathan, Empire Magazine
"A disorienting and undifferentiated amalgam of almost lyrical poeticism and expressionist nightmare."
— Wally Hammond, Time Out
"'Come and See' is a paradox: a visceral freefall into barbarism, but also a controlled, sometimes contemplative descent."
— Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
"In Klimov's unshakable vision, death is casual, safety is impossible and beauty is backwards: this is peerlessly gorgeous filmmaking about absolute ugliness."
— Adam Nayman, eye WEEKLY
"This is a film that argues for and thoroughly understands the urgent, present-tense, shifting surreality of war. It is not merely a narrative reimagining of that experience."
— K. Austin Collins, Vanity Fair