Men's Group
Men's Group (2008)

A handful of men join together in an effort to face their demons in this independent drama from Australia. Paul (Paul Gleeson) is the leader of a men's encounter and support group that meets once a week in his home. While the men… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 18, 2008
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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

a refreshing examination of the collective male psyche through pure drama

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Trent Griffiths
FILMINK (Australia)

The performances are outstanding across the board, which is extraordinary considering that every single shot is a first take.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

It's a powerful film that is often as unexpected as life itself.

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David Stratton
The Australian

In the end, despite its considerable shortcomings, Men's Group succeeds because it is moving and the problems of these men are addressed with such clarity and understanding.

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

My first reaction after I saw Men's Group was a deep feeling of awe at the depth and standard of performance in this country.

Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

The key problem here is that the ensemble never really gels -- the tone of the performances is uneven and the pacing feels off.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

The father/child relationship is at the heart of this extended psychotherapy session for an audience that is sucked into the group's brittle dynamic

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