Utopia
Utopia (2013)

Utopia is John Pilger's new feature documentary. The Bafta and Emmy winning film-maker and journalist draws on his long association with the first people of his homeland, Australia. Utopia is both an epic portrayal of the oldest… More

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Glenn Dunks
Quickflix

[W]hile much of Utopia won't be shocking to the extreme left-leaning audience it appears tailor-made for, if the abuse Pilger has documented here makes just one unsuspecting viewer look at race relations a little differently then it's worked.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

Pilger's powerful film has the unmistakable ring of truth.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

When the subject and subjects are allowed to speak for themselves - when Pilger doesn't stand and preach - the injustices glow like throbbing wounds.

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Peter Galvin
sbs.com.au

Despite its flaws in conception and coverage, this is an angry and sorrowful film about an important subject and it's typical of Pilger.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

If you want to see corruption in the raw, track down Utopia.

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Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

To see this is to engage with arguably the most shocking case of political and social oppression in an affluent country.

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Eden Caceda
FILMINK (Australia)

A bleak but powerful film, Pilger reminds us that resolving the issues of Indigenous people is far from over.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Veteran investigator John Pilger has an extraordinary story to tell about white Australia and its deeply dysfunctional relationship with the Indigenous Australian community.

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Jennifer Tate
ViewLondon

John Pilger's compassionate direction and diligent investigations deserve enormous credit as his poignant and detailed documentary exposes the harrowing treatment of Australian's black natives.

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